transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (loan) prestar, dejar (Spain/España) the library also lends records la biblioteca también presta discos or (in Spain also/en España también) deja discos en préstamo I lent her a coat le presté or (in Spain also/en España también) le dejé un abrigo to lend sth
tosb prestarle algo aalgnMore example sentences1.2 (give) to lend sth
- 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.
tosth darle* algo aalgo this lends an air of mystery to the scene esto le da un aire de misterio a la escenaMore example 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.
reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo
- to lend oneself/itself
tosth prestarse aalgo it lends itself to abuse se presta a abusosMore example 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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