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    Question borrow, lend, loan

    What are the differences between borrow, lend, and loan?
    In what circumference should I use each of them?

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    Re: borrow, lend, loan

    Quote Originally Posted by Kaito-Hacker View Post
    What are the differences between borrow, lend, and loan?
    In what circumference should I use each of them?
    "Borrow" means "to take (something, money) temporarily with the intentin of returning it".
    He borrowed a pen from me.
    He borrowed 150 dollar from me.
    "Lend" means "to give (someone) the use of for a time".
    I lent him a pen.
    I lent him 150 dollar.
    "loan" means "to lend".
    Can you loan me a pen?
    He loaned a pen from me.

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