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