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Confusing Words > borrow and lend
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

BORROW AND LEND
Borrowing is taking for a time. You borrow something from somebody.

to borrow – borrowed - borrowed

Examples:

He used to borrow money and not bother to pay it back.

Can I borrow your book?

“Before you borrow money from a friend, decide which you need more. “— Gene Brown

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Lending is giving for a time. You lend something to somebody.

to lend - lent - lent

Examples:

If you need a jacket I can lend one to you.

I lent my money to Mike, and I never saw it back.








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