Translation of lend in Spanish:
- 1.1 (loan) the library also lends recordsI lent her a coatla biblioteca también presta discos or (in Spain also) deja discos en préstamoto lend somethingle presté or (in Spain also) le dejé un abrigo
tosomebodyprestarle algo aalguienExample sentences1.2 (give) See examples:to lend something
- So why are banks falling all over themselves to lend small businesses money?
- When a bank lends you money, the loan comes with strings attached - namely, the covenants contained in the loan agreement.
- They're lending the American government money in exchange for interest.
tosomethingthis lends an air of mystery to the scenedarle algo aalgoesto le da un aire de misterio a la escenaExample sentences
- The concentration of structures in space lends an urban quality even to small villages.
- To lend weight to this, he adds the interpretation of a social scientist and an academician.
- This lends weight to the theory that autism is a neurodevelopmental condition and not an acquired one.
- to lend oneself/itself
tosomethingit lends itself to abuseprestarse aalgose presta a abusosExample sentences
- The plastic blocks are lighter, lending themselves to more applications, and easier to install.
- I've got the first one, and the stories really lend themselves to the comic format.
- On the other hand my books don't lend themselves to movies and they tend to violate basic laws of fiction writing.
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