lend vs borrow

lend borrow

Definitions

  • 1) anatomy The lumbar region; loin.
  • 2) (of a person or animal) The loins; flank; buttocks.
  • 3) A Middle English form of land.
  • 4) A loan: as, will you give me the lend of your spade?
  • 5) proscribed to borrow
  • 6) intransitive to make a loan
  • 7) transitive to allow to be used by someone temporarily, on condition that it or its equivalent will be returned.
  • 8) reflexive to be suitable or applicable, to fit
  • 9) bestow a quality on
  • 10) give temporarily; let have for a limited time
  • 11) have certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to
  • 12) Tomakealoanorloans.
  • 13) To make a loan.
  • 14) To contribute or impart.
  • 15) To give or allow the use of temporarily on the condition that the same or its equivalent will be returned.
  • 16) To provide (money) temporarily on condition that the amount borrowed be returned, usually with an interest fee.
  • 17) To make available for another's use.
  • 18) To afford; to grant or furnish in general
  • 19) To let for hire or compensation.
  • 20) to give attention.
  • 21) To allow the possession and use of, on condition of the return of an equivalent in kind.
  • 22) [Colloq.] to give assistance; to help.
  • 23) To allow the custody and use of, on condition of the return of the same; to grant the temporary use of; ; -- opposed to borrow.
  • 24) (lend a hand) To be of assistance.
  • 25) (lend (itself) to) To accommodate or offer itself to; be suitable for.

Definitions

  • 1) golf Deviation of the path of a rolling ball from a straight line; slope; slant.
  • 2) archaic A ransom; a pledge or guarantee.
  • 3) archaic A surety; someone standing bail.
  • 4) golf Deviation of the path of a rolling ball from a straight line; slope; slant.
  • 5) archaic A surety; someone standing bail.
  • 6) archaic A ransom; a pledge or guarantee.
  • 7) obsolete The act of borrowing.
  • 8) obsolete The act of borrowing.
  • 9) obsolete Something deposited as security; a pledge; a surety; a hostage.
  • 10) obsolete Something deposited as security; a pledge; a surety; a hostage.
  • 11) Cost; expense.
  • 12) Same as borrow-pit.
  • 13) An obsolete form of borough.
  • 14) A borrowing; the act of borrowing.
  • 15) A tithing; a frank-pledge.
  • 16) A pledge or surety; bail; security: applied both to the thing given as security and to the person giving it: as, “with baile nor borrowe,”
  • 17) arithmetic In a subtraction, to deduct (one) from a digit of the minuend and add ten to the following digit, in order that the subtraction of a larger digit in the subtrahend from the digit in the minuend to which ten is added gives a positive result.
  • 18) arithmetic In a subtraction, to deduct (one) from a digit of the minuend and add ten to the following digit, in order that the subtraction of a larger digit in the subtrahend from the digit in the minuend to which ten is added gives a positive result.
  • 19) US, dialect To temporarily obtain (something) for (someone).
  • 20) proscribed To lend.
  • 21) proscribed To lend.
  • 22) To adopt (an idea) as one's own.
  • 23) To receive (something) from somebody temporarily, expecting to return it.
  • 24) linguistics To adopt a word from another language.
  • 25) US, dialect To temporarily obtain (something) for (someone).
  • 26) linguistics To adopt a word from another language.
  • 27) get temporarily
  • 28) take up and practice as one's own
  • 29) To practise borrowing; take or receive loans; appropriate to one's self what belongs to another or others: as, I neither borrow nor lend; he borrows freely from other authors.
  • 30) To be surety for; hence, to redeem; ransom.
  • 31) A term used specifically in organ-building: of a pipe which improperly takes the wind from another and sounds at the latter's expense; of a stop or set of pipes which is incomplete in itself, but which is filled out by using some of the pipes of another stop or set: within certain limits the latter arrangement is entirely legitimate, since it renders possible the use of the same pipes in two distinct connections.
  • 32) In golf, when putting across sloping ground, to play the ball a little up the slope to counteract its effect.
  • 33) To take or obtain (a thing) on pledge given for its return, or without pledge, but on the understanding that the thing obtained is to be returned, or an equivalent of the same kind is to be substituted for it; hence, to obtain the temporary use of: with of or from (formerly at): as, to borrow a book from a friend; to borrow money of a stranger.
  • 34) To assume or usurp, as something counterfeit, feigned, or not real; assume out of some pretense.
  • 35) To take or receive gratuitously from another or from a foreign source and apply to one's own use; adopt; appropriate; by euphemism, to steal or plagiarize: as, to borrow aid; English has many borrowed words; to borrow an author's style, ideas, or language.
  • 36) Nautical, to approach either land or the wind closely.
  • 37) Linguistics To adopt words from one language for use in another.
  • 38) To obtain or receive (something) on loan with the promise or understanding of returning it or its equivalent.
  • 39) To borrow something.
  • 40) Linguistics To adopt (a word) from one language for use in another.
  • 41) Linguistics To adopt words from one language for use in another.
  • 42) To adopt or use as one's own.
  • 43) Linguistics To adopt (a word) from one language for use in another.
  • 44) In subtraction, to take a unit from the next larger denomination in the minuend so as to make a number larger than the number to be subtracted.
  • 45) To copy or imitate; to adopt.
  • 46) (Arith.) To take (one or more) from the next higher denomination in order to add it to the next lower; -- a term of subtraction when the figure of the subtrahend is larger than the corresponding one of the minuend.
  • 47) To receive from another as a loan, with the implied or expressed intention of returning the identical article or its equivalent in kind; -- the opposite of lend.
  • 48) To feign or counterfeit.
  • 49) to be needlessly troubled; to be overapprehensive.
  • 50) To receive; to take; to derive.
  • 51) (Arith.) To take (one or more) from the next higher denomination in order to add it to the next lower; -- a term of subtraction when the figure of the subtrahend is larger than the corresponding one of the minuend.
  • 52) (borrow trouble) To take an unnecessary action that will probably engender adverse effects.
  • 53) (borrow trouble) To take an unnecessary action that will probably engender adverse effects.

Examples

  • 1) lenders are also cutting the amount they will lend to landlords.
  • 2) Investors lend money to a company in return for a fixed income over a set number of years.
  • 3) He would lend them money to keep on writing, if necessary.
  • 4) For a bank to lend to the housebuilder, it has to set aside a lot of capital.
  • 5) We help people who have the income yet their choices are limited because bank lending criteria excludes those who are self-employed or older.
  • 6) But his desire to get big banks back into that lending game runs into his boss's flirtation with forcing banks to divest themselves of those businesses.
  • 7) It used to lend a higher income multiple to those fixing for five years or more.
  • 8) The same banks often refuse to lend to these firms.
  • 9) Why would anyone pay a bank for the privilege of lending it money?
  • 10) She felt his hand tighten upon her arm lending her support.
  • 11) There was talk of a credit crunch as the banks reined back lending.
  • 12) The aim was to reduce the cost and boost the amount of lending in the economy.
  • 13) He also said that bank lending fragility could still weigh heavily.
  • 14) The banks and building societies willing to lend often have very similar deals.
  • 15) Her friends from the club had come to lend their support.
  • 16) The two banks have cut back drastically on lending to large companies since their bailouts.
  • 17) He is happy to lend his support.
  • 18) Skipton has scaled back mortgage lending dramatically.
  • 19) Just like lending between the banks.
  • 20) It used to lend up to 75% of the valuation price.
  • 21) If the monthly rental is quite low, the lender will restrict the amount it will lend.
  • 22) In India it is used to politicians lending a hand.
  • 23) People who lend often buy our products, and they tell family and friends.
  • 24) Flower heads and a short amount of stalk lend a subtle elegance to pears poached in white wine with honey and lemon juice.
  • 25) The bank added that lending 8.9 times income is highly unusual.
  • 26) The flowers were once used to lend colour to butter, though in fact the plant is poisonous.
  • 27) I am delighted and proud to lend my support.
  • 28) One reason for the increased competition is that providers are increasingly reliant on using savers' money to fund lending.
  • 29) Of course I'll lend a hand, Aunt Emily -- _lend_ one, but don't count upon anything more.
  • 30) "U.S. Fed to lend $85 bln to AIG, take 80 pct stake" [note the word * lend*] 10 minutes ago, -0 / +1It's because most diggers suffer from "selective reading syndrome"
  • 31) There are arguments for fractional reserve banking, but the notion that banks should be compensated by the public for lost interest on funds they do not lend is rather ridiculous.
  • 32) In those regions, a lack of competition or incentive to lend is putting the brakes on growth.
  • 33) Luckily some friends were there to get suckered in lend a hand.
  • 34) Women with surplus land, suddenly frightened by the xifula threat and the LC's severity, assured one another that they would never again lend land to someone from outside.
  • 35) The associations of the word lend it an emotion that makes it more exciting than plain goodness.
  • 36) 5 Would someone else enjoy this as a long term lend while I'm away?
  • 37) And this tired CPO will be dragging his tuches into work from the ‘burbs past the homes of drowsing Montgomery County children who once again lend credence to the notion that they are constructed entirely of tissue paper.
  • 38) ‘She took off the jacket Jay lent her and returned it to him.’
  • 39) ‘We give them what they want and in return they lend us what we want.’
  • 40) ‘When Virginia goes to England, she lends me her car: a Peugeot convertible with English plates.’
  • 41) ‘Uncle offers to give me one car, and lend me another.’
  • 42) ‘A policeman took time from directing operations to lend me his car and mobile phone to collect my mind and phone work colleagues.’
  • 43) ‘He told me that a relative had offered to lend him a car while he is here.’
  • 44) ‘She told a tale of woe that involved her ex-boyfriend Kevin using guilt to convince her to lend him her car.’
  • 45) ‘He convinced Brian to lend him his car and Romeo drove back to Juliet's house.’
  • 46) ‘You don't have to depend on your parents lending you the car.’
  • 47) ‘I thought I'd just give you back those albums you lent me.’
  • 48) ‘I was doubly shamed, as mine contained little more than a notebook, a camera, a sleeping bag they had lent me, and some lint.’
  • 49) ‘Jouko had lent me his photographic field guide for the weekend, and I quickly determined that the bird was a Spangled Drongo.’
  • 50) ‘Hannah lent me a sleeping bag since I didn't take one and I managed to find space in a room with a carpet to sleep.’
  • 51) ‘By 2002, she was living with Tim Montgomery, a relationship which began after she had lost her spikes in Oslo and he lent her his.’
  • 52) ‘One of my managers at work has lent me his camera to play with.’
  • 53) ‘Luckily I was still pretty smart and someone lent me a tie.’
  • 54) ‘Bill lent me a copy of his latest book and I have to tell you I laughed until I cried reading this book.’
  • 55) ‘When I arrived, I was lent a small cap; my hat would have been conspicuously different.’
  • 56) ‘The point here is that I lent you something and you've broken it.’
  • 57) ‘She lent me her cellphone so I could make calls to arrange this.’
  • 58) ‘So why are banks falling all over themselves to lend small businesses money?’
  • 59) ‘When a bank lends you money, the loan comes with strings attached - namely, the covenants contained in the loan agreement.’
  • 60) ‘They're lending the American government money in exchange for interest.’
  • 61) ‘It's security the bank requires when lending you money, explained the banker.’
  • 62) ‘It should come as no surprise that banks and other lending institutions are in business to make money.’
  • 63) ‘He claimed Sattar had agreed to lend him the money, which he needed for personal reasons.’
  • 64) ‘The state-owned bank lent the money to a company called Harvard Properties whose directors are Dan McGing and Barry Kenny.’
  • 65) ‘And how willing will our bank be to lend us money to invest in assets other than property?’
  • 66) ‘So he persuaded a bank to lend him the money to buy a chain of newsagents.’
  • 67) ‘Bertie doesn't have that sort of cash, but as his brother lent him money for Christmas, he'll probably help him out again.’
  • 68) ‘Although they could justify the expense, they knew no bank would lend them any more money.’
  • 69) ‘The bad news comes at a time when banks have lent more money than ever to consumers with poor credit.’
  • 70) ‘Bank of Ireland is prepared to lend staff up to double their salaries to buy Telecom Eireann shares.’
  • 71) ‘I give over $600 a month to the nice people who lent me the money to go to business school.’
  • 72) ‘My parents have also lent me some money, which I will eventually have to pay back.’
  • 73) ‘Banks would be more inclined to lend him money to improve the site, he said.’
  • 74) ‘A homeless teacher has been jailed after he stole cash from a kind-hearted charity boss who lent him money and gave him a job.’
  • 75) ‘Liu was not at home and his parents refused to lend him the money.’
  • 76) ‘With only Rp 2 million in his hand, some of which his brother lent him, he decided to try his luck in the capital.’
  • 77) ‘On a few occasions Mrs Slater had lent him small sums.’
  • 78) ‘The concentration of structures in space lends an urban quality even to small villages.’
  • 79) ‘To lend weight to this, he adds the interpretation of a social scientist and an academician.’
  • 80) ‘This lends weight to the theory that autism is a neurodevelopmental condition and not an acquired one.’
  • 81) ‘Lee Ermey, a former drill sergeant himself, lends a good dose of realism to his role as the evil instructor.’
  • 82) ‘Because this exchange pitted him against the president, it lent stature to the senator's candidacy.’
  • 83) ‘Mr Hughes-Wilson's views lend weight to the words of George Bernard Shaw.’
  • 84) ‘His British accent lends a singsong quality to the words.’
  • 85) ‘When fire fighters arrive to find flames jumping up the outside of the building it is obvious that they too should lend their weight to student concerns.’
  • 86) ‘Further weight was lent to that argument in the 2004 Six Nations championship, the first after Johnson's retirement.’
  • 87) ‘Another consideration lends weight to this prospect.’
  • 88) ‘It lent this marvelous weight to the central questions of the film, ‘Who am I?’’
  • 89) ‘Perhaps he felt it lent a bit of dignity to the affair.’
  • 90) ‘Perhaps that lent an extra measure of contrast to the rowdy group at the back of the smoking section.’
  • 91) ‘Also, the article lends a bit of credibility to my presentations when I speak to families on dietary, biomedical, and other types of therapies.’
  • 92) ‘Roland is always cited as a ‘former NASA historian,’ which supposedly lends weight to his comments.’
  • 93) ‘However, some commentators argue that new material in the Strasbourg papyrus lends weight to the traditional interpretation.’
  • 94) ‘Its higher price, $262, lends weight to that assumption.’
  • 95) ‘This paradoxical blend of the practical and the unworldly lends depth and texture to his best work, but it was a volatile mix and didn't always work.’
  • 96) ‘Browning is to be praised for his monumental research project; his analysis of the major characters lends a depth to the work.’
  • 97) ‘A 1997 Yorkshire study of 255 adolescent students' attitudes to reading lends weight to this view.’
  • 98) ‘There are some who will observe the period, but it is not something that we lend ourselves to.’
  • 99) ‘He lent himself to an illusion, he lent himself to misleading the African people.’
  • 100) ‘The actor has been lending himself to book launches recently, starting with Vikram Seth's Two Lives way back in October.’
  • 101) ‘He was joined by a great contingent of the local faithful and laity, all generously lending themselves to this historic afternoon in Loughglynn.’
  • 102) ‘First of all, there were people in this community who lent themselves to that kind of description through their very overt, shameless manipulation of this story to advance their own political careers.’
  • 103) ‘‘By working at Aldermaston,’ he realises, ‘he has lent himself to evil.’’
  • 104) ‘Judge James Pyke told him: ‘I have listened to the circumstances in which you came to be involved in this, but the fact remains that you lent yourself to an evil trade.’’
  • 105) ‘They're not guys who lend themselves to humor because they're so dull.’
  • 106) ‘And he was correct to point out that prosecutors lend themselves to being used for political purposes.’
  • 107) ‘Perhaps soldiers patrolling in camouflage gear don't lend themselves to debauchery in the French Quarter.’
  • 108) ‘The plastic blocks are lighter, lending themselves to more applications, and easier to install.’
  • 109) ‘I've got the first one, and the stories really lend themselves to the comic format.’
  • 110) ‘On the other hand my books don't lend themselves to movies and they tend to violate basic laws of fiction writing.’
  • 111) ‘Some books make good films, some shops lend themselves to mail-order.’
  • 112) ‘The countries of North Africa tend to be treated as a whole but do not, in any practical sense, lend themselves to such categorisation.’
  • 113) ‘Lewis's estate was impressed with the way Belvedere's native features lend themselves to the fictional landscape.’
  • 114) ‘There are several good works in Indian languages published each year which lend themselves to ideal scripts for films.’
  • 115) ‘The animal paintings would lend themselves to greeting card design whereas the flowers would suit repeat patterns such as wrapping paper.’
  • 116) ‘Pots lend themselves to the cultivation of annuals and throughout the year they can accommodate a changing display of flowers.’
  • 117) ‘We all know Greater London is short of residential property and many Workspace sites would lend themselves to mixed-use developments.’

Examples

  • 1) The rest of the money will be borrowed.
  • 2) Councils that need homes should be allowed to use borrowing pledged for areas with little demand.
  • 3) borrowing too heavily and paying too much is a recipe for negative equity.
  • 4) The rise is said to have been driven by an increase in net borrowing from central and local government.
  • 5) When prices remained low, the government found itself unable to repay the farmers or borrow money.
  • 6) Normally the government pays investors to borrow money ; these days investors will pay the government for the privilege of lending them money.
  • 7) We should find or borrow the money for more, smaller gas-fired plants.
  • 8) This is borrowed money, driving up our deficit while vital British services struggle.
  • 9) Something trickier, then, must be to borrow money on the value of those slots.
  • 10) Many have also borrowed heavily to expand and are highly geared.
  • 11) Yet it still borrows money to give to foreign countries and awards its bosses giant pay rises.
  • 12) Why do we borrow money to give away in aid?
  • 13) They pocket the profit before handing back the borrowed stock.
  • 14) Would you mind if we borrowed some books for them to read?
  • 15) This allows them to borrow at any time up to an established limit.
  • 16) Public borrowing is close to peacetime records.
  • 17) Airlines can and do borrow heavily because their assets are tangible and relatively safe.
  • 18) Keep an eye out for lenders that try to sell insurance when you borrow money.
  • 19) Who in their right mind would borrow money to give it away to charities?
  • 20) Now we have no choice but to save and pay back what we borrowed.
  • 21) Most sensible people know we cannot balance the books with more borrowing or ruinous new taxes.
  • 22) It feels like he is on borrowed time.
  • 23) Not necessarily a bad thing if the billions raised or recklessly borrowed are then used to lift the deserving poor out of misery.
  • 24) When he loses interest, he borrows another one.
  • 25) Public sector net borrowing is likely to be pared back slightly to about 125 billion this year.
  • 26) We thought about borrowing and buying another one, but that means further outlay and risk.
  • 27) The criticism of the Government is not that it has expanded public borrowing to do this and to support demand.
  • 28) There's also been a slight easing of credit conditions over the recent past and households have increased their net borrowing.
  • 29) The borrowed money is used to pay for basic infrastructure on mothballed sites, which in turn allows building work to begin.
  • 30) ‘Recovering from knee replacement surgery in Lismore Base Hospital, Elaine Avery is well aware of the need to return borrowed orthopaedic equipment when it is no longer needed.’
  • 31) ‘Mr O'Brien told investigators in 1975 that on the day Hoffa vanished, he borrowed a car belonging to Giacolone's son to run some errands.’
  • 32) ‘Meanwhile, retired dairy farmer Ted Dibble has vowed to borrow a horse and return to the sport if the Government's anti-hunting proposal becomes law.’
  • 33) ‘But at Storr his great achievement has been to borrow the landscape and return it to us in an entirely new light.’
  • 34) ‘Alright, who has borrowed my camera and returned it with this picture on it?’
  • 35) ‘I had accused Lils of borrowing it and never returning it, but she, of course, had claimed never to have touched it.’
  • 36) ‘Collections also dwindle when borrowed plates are not returned.’
  • 37) ‘We undertake to return all borrowed equipment in the condition it was given to us.’
  • 38) ‘I'll just borrow some clothes and return them later.’
  • 39) ‘But give it a few more listens, and they're begging to borrow the album and return it six months later.’
  • 40) ‘Ripley is a lavatory attendant in 1950s Manhattan who borrows a Princeton jacket to play piano at a garden party.’
  • 41) ‘He got a truck, and he ended up borrowing a white-fleeced Levi jacket from a guy in a bar who told him he didn't look nearly redneck enough in his jeans and shirt.’
  • 42) ‘This particular night, after borrowing the yellow suede jacket from my mate, I felt ready for action.’
  • 43) ‘As we learn later, the jacket was borrowed, as is nearly everything Tom ever wears.’
  • 44) ‘No, but most shops will give you a healthy discount and a lot of designers are happy to let me borrow because I return them in the condition I received them.’
  • 45) ‘He is an unfailingly polite Sir Edmund Hillary-esque type chap, the sort that if he ever borrowed your lawn mower would most certainly return it with a full tank of petrol and a bottle of decent port.’
  • 46) ‘My daughter thinks her borrowed outfit is great.’
  • 47) ‘Take a borrowed watch from the crowd, and stop it dead cold on demand!’
  • 48) ‘Publisher supplied desk copies can also be returned to the Textbook Store to replace the borrowed copy as long as these books are not marked.’
  • 49) ‘In Sam's case, a borrowed shovel during a bad winter helped him to build a landscaping business.’
  • 50) ‘The reason they can do that is that trading banks actually borrow large sums of money, and they are able to put up for taxation purposes the interest they pay on it.’
  • 51) ‘It is unlikely that the politicians and leaders of the area would empathize with the plight of Sabitri and other such women or children being held at ransom for a paltry sum of money borrowed by labourers.’
  • 52) ‘Companies need to borrow enormous sums of money to buy back their shares in the market.’
  • 53) ‘He borrowed large sums of money to ensure that the entertainment he provided was the best money could buy.’
  • 54) ‘Never forget what motivates people to borrow vast sums of money—it is to make more money.’
  • 55) ‘He said the private sector was failing to buy maize from farmers because of the floor price which they could not meet and high interest rates the banks charged to borrow money.’
  • 56) ‘Bizarrely, it is possible, in some instances, to borrow money from your bank to buy shares and finance the loan with the dividends generated from that investment.’
  • 57) ‘She said one man called in complaining that he is jobless, cannot borrow money from banks, relatives and friends, and has no method to clear his debts.’
  • 58) ‘If you borrow money from a bank, you have to list the value of all your significant assets, as well as all your significant liabilities.’
  • 59) ‘It provides financial assistance to people that cannot afford to borrow money from commercial banks because of the conditions required.’
  • 60) ‘Because the growth in property prices in the past outstripped costs of borrowing, the more borrowed the better the return in the past decade.’
  • 61) ‘In fact, he righteously announced that there would be no return to borrowing in 2002 as most economic number crunchers had predicted.’
  • 62) ‘Some farmers will borrow with the intention of never paying back while others will simply use the money for luxurious life.’
  • 63) ‘Mr Ahern also rejected Fine Gael and Labour claims that a planned National Development Finance Agency would mean a return to State borrowing by another name.’
  • 64) ‘Under Gordon Brown's own fiscal rules, he could carry on spending and borrowing the shortfall in the short-term.’
  • 65) ‘The combined effect of these trends has been to lift the amount which a two-earner household on average earnings can afford to borrow without debt-servicing absorbing more than one quarter of their income.’
  • 66) ‘Of these states 26 are borrowers, and 21 do not borrow from the Bank.’
  • 67) ‘Can't they just borrow from the bank?’
  • 68) ‘The customer can borrow and repay as often as necessary as long as the balance outstanding doesn't exceed the credit limit.’
  • 69) ‘If you know how much you need to borrow and you don't foresee any need to borrow again, a straight home equity loan is probably the way to go.’
  • 70) ‘At the end of the 20-30 minute session, mothers are able to peruse parenting resources provided by the library and borrow picture books with the babies.’
  • 71) ‘Space is all very well, in the right place, but people come to libraries mainly to borrow books.’
  • 72) ‘She pointed out that it costs nothing for teenagers to join the library and borrow books, CDs, videos and tapes from the new multimedia section for their age group.’
  • 73) ‘I managed to go to the library again to borrow the book titled the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne for the tenth time this month.’
  • 74) ‘By joining your local lending library, you can borrow several books at a time without charge, unless you return them late and get fined.’
  • 75) ‘She had mostly kept to herself, venturing only to the library to borrow books.’
  • 76) ‘My family will visit the library often to borrow new books to read together.’
  • 77) ‘When her studies took her into one of my fields, heraldry, she came to borrow books from my library.’
  • 78) ‘In the year up to March last year 1.9 million books were borrowed, including 370,000 at the central library.’
  • 79) ‘I borrowed a couple books on databases from the library so I could do some retooling, but that's about it.’
  • 80) ‘My books are borrowed about 120,000 times a year from public libraries.’
  • 81) ‘Librarian Maureen Cusack can obtain books for anyone wishing to borrow books which are not available in the library.’
  • 82) ‘This will be an opportunity for people of all ages to borrow books and spend time in the Library during opening hours.’
  • 83) ‘Though he does not have to study at the library, he comes regularly to borrow books.’
  • 84) ‘To encourage even more children to borrow books, I organized a class library in a loft above the housekeeping area, near the book display.’
  • 85) ‘Anyone who borrows a book on Friday the 13th will go into the lucky prize draw, featuring goodies donated by Casino businesses.’
  • 86) ‘It's like borrowing a book from a friend who has underlined the best passages for you to skim to get the guts.’
  • 87) ‘In the past three years 25% fewer people borrowed books.’
  • 88) ‘Having been a resident in Welling since my childhood, my first borrowed book was from there.’
  • 89) ‘After breakfast I had a long shower then we walked over the hill so that i could borrow books.’
  • 90) ‘Most English words were borrowed from some other language.’
  • 91) ‘The idea was borrowed from Vancouver, where a help meter in front of a store proved so popular with customers that panhandlers stopped begging there.’
  • 92) ‘Deconstructivism ideas are borrowed from the French philosopher Jacques Derrida.’
  • 93) ‘Once again, my coaching ideas are borrowed from great coaches and implemented in ways that I think can help my athletes.’
  • 94) ‘Kamati says the idea was borrowed from a similar promotion in Europe and the response here has been overwhelming.’
  • 95) ‘The troika notion was borrowed from the European Union.’
  • 96) ‘The concept is borrowed from a Munich hotel that hotel manager Enda O'Meara visited some years ago.’
  • 97) ‘The script seems to revel in the simplicity of its own plot, which has presumably been borrowed from the source videogame.’
  • 98) ‘The best he could do was borrow concepts and words from other disciplines.’
  • 99) ‘Other details were borrowed from disparate sources or simply made up.’
  • 100) ‘In April 2000 he was promoted to CEO and is proud of the ideas he's borrowed from Japan and elsewhere.’
  • 101) ‘Galileo adopted some of its terminology, and according to these scholars his method in science was borrowed from that source.’
  • 102) ‘Kerry's liberalism is the liberalism of that wing; it has not been borrowed or stolen from Dean.’
  • 103) ‘For that song, he borrowed a hook from an instrumental track called Taj Mahal written and performed by the veteran Brazilian musician Jorge Ben.’
  • 104) ‘Whereas some artists cop out and simply borrow a hook from an old jazz or blues record then slap a techno/trip-hop beat on it, Tobin's approach is more subtle and complex.’
  • 105) ‘In doing so, it may be appropriate for us to borrow some of the best practices of international firms operating in our energy sector.’
  • 106) ‘Jim did not beg, steal or borrow his business acumen - his father Seamus is the well-known Bagenalstown auctioneer and businessman.’
  • 107) ‘Bastian was not merely borrowing metaphors from political liberalism in order to explain Humboldt's intellectual importance.’
  • 108) ‘Appropriating and borrowing things from other cultures buffet-style seems like a good way of cutting down the amount of time you have to spend hacking out the basics.’
  • 109) ‘Hungarian architect Zsigmund Quittner borrowed liberally from traditional Hungarian art to produce a highly decorative and modern building.’
  • 110) ‘I played the round in the company of an ancient caddie, unusually talkative for a Scot, who shaped the sightlines of the present to the borrow of the past.’
  • 111) ‘Pat's ‘method’ is to read the borrow, adopt the line, and then approach every putt as if it was only six inches.’
  • 112) ‘This hole provides a challenge: the right is nothing but trouble and the huge green has both slope and borrow to conclude a fine golf hole.’
  • 113) ‘There's always some kind of borrow, and even bad golfers can mis-putt and make it if they have mis-read the borrow.’
  • 114) ‘When Woods was 6 feet left of the pin on 13 I believe this morning, it was "a little too much borrow".’
  • 115) ‘The greens were in terrific condition throughout on the day we played although we all struggled at times to read the borrow and each of us picked totally the wrong line on at least one occasion.’
  • 116) May I borrow your lawn mower?
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