Confusing verbs borrow/lend/loan
A loan is a sum of money that you borrow. It’s a noun. Though in AmE it is used as a verb alongside with to lend. Here we’ll speak about it as a noun only.
borrow / lend
These two words are often confused. You borrow something from someone else, while they lend it to you: E. g. Can I borrow your pen? • Can I borrow a pen from you? • Here, I’ll lend you my pen.
Fill in the missing words.
1. Can I *** your pen for a minute?
2. Did you *** that book to Mike?
3. She got a *** from the bank.
4. The bank agreed to *** him $5000.
5. You are allowed to *** six books from the library at a time.
6. Can you *** me your pen?
7. The company asked for a ?100,000 ***.
8. They refused to *** us the money.
9. Can I *** your umbrella?
10. Thanks for the *** of your camera.
11. Has he returned that book you *** him?
12. Banks are cautious about making new ***.
13. She used to *** money and not bother to pay it back.
14. He *** a novel from the library.
15. I don’t like to *** from friends.
16. He asked his father for a ***.
17. I had to take out a *** to buy my car.
18. I *** my CD player to Dave and I haven’t got it back yet.
19. I hoped to persuade my bank manager to give us a ***.
20. The hospital agreed to *** us a wheelchair.
21. A lot of banks are unwilling to *** money to new businesses.
22. Can you *** me $20?
23. I’ve *** the car to a friend.
24. Can you *** me your car this evening?
25. The bank refused to *** the money to us.
26. She doesn’t like *** her books.
27. If you need a coat I can *** you one/*** one to you.
28. The bank refuses to *** to students.
29. It’ll be years before we’ve paid off the ***.
30. It took three years to repay my student *** (= money lent to a student).
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