In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(loan)prestardejar Spainthe library also lends records — la biblioteca también presta discos
- I lent her a coat — le presté un abrigo
- to lend sth to sb — prestarle algo a algn
- And how willing will our bank be to lend us money to invest in assets other than property?
- So he persuaded a bank to lend him the money to buy a chain of newsagents.
- Although they could justify the expense, they knew no bank would lend them any more money.
- Liu was not at home and his parents refused to lend him the money.
- The bad news comes at a time when banks have lent more money than ever to consumers with poor credit.
- With only Rp 2 million in his hand, some of which his brother lent him, he decided to try his luck in the capital.
- Bertie doesn't have that sort of cash, but as his brother lent him money for Christmas, he'll probably help him out again.
- I give over $600 a month to the nice people who lent me the money to go to business school.
- Bank of Ireland is prepared to lend staff up to double their salaries to buy Telecom Eireann shares.
- When a bank lends you money, the loan comes with strings attached - namely, the covenants contained in the loan agreement.
- It's security the bank requires when lending you money, explained the banker.
- On a few occasions Mrs Slater had lent him small sums.
- My parents have also lent me some money, which I will eventually have to pay back.
- The state-owned bank lent the money to a company called Harvard Properties whose directors are Dan McGing and Barry Kenny.
- It should come as no surprise that banks and other lending institutions are in business to make money.
- So why are banks falling all over themselves to lend small businesses money?
- They're lending the American government money in exchange for interest.
- Banks would be more inclined to lend him money to improve the site, he said.
- A homeless teacher has been jailed after he stole cash from a kind-hearted charity boss who lent him money and gave him a job.
- He claimed Sattar had agreed to lend him the money, which he needed for personal reasons.
- To lend weight to this, he adds the interpretation of a social scientist and an academician.
- However, some commentators argue that new material in the Strasbourg papyrus lends weight to the traditional interpretation.
- Because this exchange pitted him against the president, it lent stature to the senator's candidacy.
- It lent this marvelous weight to the central questions of the film, ‘Who am I?’
- Its higher price, $262, lends weight to that assumption.
- His British accent lends a singsong quality to the words.
- Mr Hughes-Wilson's views lend weight to the words of George Bernard Shaw.
- When fire fighters arrive to find flames jumping up the outside of the building it is obvious that they too should lend their weight to student concerns.
- Another consideration lends weight to this prospect.
- Perhaps he felt it lent a bit of dignity to the affair.
- Also, the article lends a bit of credibility to my presentations when I speak to families on dietary, biomedical, and other types of therapies.
- Perhaps that lent an extra measure of contrast to the rowdy group at the back of the smoking section.
- Roland is always cited as a ‘former NASA historian,’ which supposedly lends weight to his comments.
- Further weight was lent to that argument in the 2004 Six Nations championship, the first after Johnson's retirement.
- This paradoxical blend of the practical and the unworldly lends depth and texture to his best work, but it was a volatile mix and didn't always work.
- Lee Ermey, a former drill sergeant himself, lends a good dose of realism to his role as the evil instructor.
- Browning is to be praised for his monumental research project; his analysis of the major characters lends a depth to the work.
- A 1997 Yorkshire study of 255 adolescent students' attitudes to reading lends weight to this view.
- The concentration of structures in space lends an urban quality even to small villages.
- This lends weight to the theory that autism is a neurodevelopmental condition and not an acquired one.
2(give)to lend sth to sth — darle algo a algo
- this lends an air of mystery to the scene — esto le da un aire de misterio a la escena
1prestarse ait lends itself to abuse — se presta a abusos
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