“Lend” VS “Borrow”
💡DO YOU KNOW?
Do you know the difference between “Lend” and “Borrow”?
Do not mix them up. Here are some useful explanations for you.
These two verbs cause a great amount of confusion!
Do you know how to use them?
🌟Remember these helpful tips:
📍You borrow something from somebody. In other words, you take something from someone for a limited time.
📍You lend something to somebody. In other words, you give something to someone for a limited time.
Lend is often followed by a personal pronoun e.g. me/her/us.
📎Examples with “lend” :
I never lend my CDs to anyone.
I lent Gary £30. (I expect that Gary will return this to me)
📎Examples with “borrow” :
Could I borrow your pen for a minute, please?
Laura used to borrow money from me all the time.