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also: feminine: prestada


  • el vestido no es mío, es prestado
    it's not my dress, I borrowed it
    el libro que quería ya estaba prestado
    the book I wanted was on loan o [familiar] was already out
    me pidió el coche prestado or me pidió prestado el coche
    she asked if she could borrow my car
    se lo dejé prestado
    I lent it to him
    pidió dinero prestado
    she asked for a loan
    she asked to borrow some money
    vivir de prestado
    to live off other people

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    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.