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lend

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UK [lend]
  • v.借给;给予;借出;(向…)贷(款)
  • n.(短期)贷款
  • Web把…借给;出借;把某物借给某人
Past Tense:lent  Simple Present:lends  Present Participle:lending  
lend
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v.
1.
[t]
借给;借出to give sth to sb or allow them to use sth that belongs to you, which they have to return to you later
I've lent the car to a friend.
我把车借给一位朋友了。
Can you lend me your car this evening?
你今晚能把汽车借给我用一下吗?
Has he returned that book you lent him?
你借给他的那本书还你了吗?
2.
[t][i]
(向…)贷(款)to give money to sb on condition that they pay it back over a period of time and pay interest on it
The bank refused to lend the money to us.
银行拒绝向我们贷款。
They refused to lend us the money.
他们拒绝向我们贷款。
3.
[t]
给…增加,增添(特色)to give a particular quality to a person or a situation
The setting sun lent an air of melancholy to the scene.
落日给景色增添了伤感的气氛。
Her presence lent the occasion a certain dignity.
她的出席使那场面增添了几分光彩。
4.
[t]
给予,提供(帮助、支持等)to give or provide help, support, etc.
I was more than happy to lend my support to such a good cause.
我非常乐意给这样崇高的事业提供援助。
He came along to lend me moral support.
他来给予我精神上的支持。

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