borrow

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɒrəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbɑroʊ, ˈbɔroʊ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(borō, bôrō)


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borrow

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. borrow a [pen, ruler, car]
  2. borrow [his car, your phone, twenty bucks]
  3. (please) [may, can] I borrow a [pen]?
  4. [may] I borrow your [pen], (please)?
  5. borrowed twenty [bucks, dollars] from him
  6. borrowed twenty [bucks] off [her, my mom]
  7. borrow a [book, magazine, movie] from the library
  8. borrow money for [a new house, an investment]
  9. borrow from [a friend, the library, the bank]
  10. borrow at a [reasonable, high, fixed] rate
  11. borrow in [excess, anticipation]
  12. [want, need, planning] to borrow
  13. (can I) borrow you for a [moment, minute, second]?
  14. [English, Spanish] borrowed many words from [Latin]
  15. [English] borrows [many, a great many, a lot of] words from [French, other languages]
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