Lend vs borrow
People where I live often confuse the word lend for borrow. They ask if they can lend money from me etc. Can a 'Usage notes' section be added to explain that lending is allowing something to be borrowed?--Jcvamp 18:50, 28 May 2007 (UTC)
- I hear the opposite sometimes: "Can you borrow me a <insert object>?" I usually reply "No, but I can lend it to you." 188.8.131.52 05:42, 24 June 2008 (UTC)
- Its not confusing it. In many dialects this is correct.
Desmond lets the children lend a hand
What does Paul McCartney mean ? In the song "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da". —This comment was unsigned.
- Thank you ! The Beatles are the best !