LEND sth (TO sb) / LEND sb sth
Meaning: Give something to somebody temporarily but then they have to return it.
Michael lent his computer to Charlie for the weekend.
Quick, can you lend me a pen?
I lent the money to Nicola! It wasn’t a gift! I’m expecting her to give it back.
BORROW sth (FROM sb)
That’s not Charlie’s computer. He’s borrowed it from Michael for the weekend.
Quick, can I borrow a pen?
Nicola’s not keeping the money. She’s just borrowing it from me.
Fill in the gaps with ‘borrow’ or ‘lend’ (in the correct form):
8. Did you _____ my scissors? I can’t find them anywhere.
1. borrow 2. lend 3. borrow 4. lent 5. borrow 6. borrowed 7. lend 8. borrow