lend

lend
lend
past tense, past participle - lent; verb
1) (to give (someone) the use of for a time: She had forgotten her umbrella so I lent her mine to go home with.) prestar
2) (to give or add (a quality) to: Desperation lent him strength.) dar, dotar de
lend vb dejar / prestar
can you lend me your pen? ¿me dejas tu boli?
El pasado y participio pasado de lend es lent
lend
tr[lend]
transitive verb (pt & pp lent tr[lent] )
1 dejar, prestar
could you lend me some money? ¿me dejas un poco de dinero?
2 figurative use (add) dotar de, prestar
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to lend an ear (to somebody) escuchar (a alguien)
to lend oneself to something prestarse a algo, prestarse para algo
to lend (somebody) a hand echar una mano (a alguien)
lend ['lɛnd] vt, lent ['lɛnt] ; lending
1) : prestar
to lend money: prestar dinero
2) give: dar
it lends force to his criticism: da fuerza a su crítica
3)
to lend oneself to : prestarse a
lend
v.
(§ p.,p.p.: lent) = dar v.
(§pres: doy, das...) subj: dé-
pret: di-•)
prestar v.
lend
1.
(past & past p lent) transitive verb
a) (loan) prestar, dejar (Esp fam)

to lend something TO somebody — prestarle algo a alguien

b) (give)

to lend something TO something — darle* algo a algo

this lends an air of mystery to the scene — esto le da un aire de misterio a la escena


2.
v refl

to lend itself TO something — prestarse a algo

Phrasal Verbs:
[lend] (pt, pp lent)
1. VT
1) (as favour) prestar, dejar

to lend sb sth, lend sth to sb — prestar algo a algn, dejar algo a algn

2) (Econ) [bank, building society] prestar
3) (=give)

to lend credibility to sth — conceder credibilidad a algo

ear I, 1., 1), hand 1., 5), name 1., 1), weight 1., 3)
4) (reflexive)

the system does not lend itself to rapid reform — el sistema no se presta a una reforma rápida

he refused to lend himself to their scheming — se negó a colaborar en sus intrigas, no quiso prestarse a sus intrigas

2.
VI (Econ) prestar dinero
* * *
[lend]
1.
(past & past p lent) transitive verb
a) (loan) prestar, dejar (Esp fam)

to lend something TO somebody — prestarle algo a alguien

b) (give)

to lend something TO something — darle* algo a algo

this lends an air of mystery to the scene — esto le da un aire de misterio a la escena


2.
v refl

to lend itself TO something — prestarse a algo

Phrasal Verbs:

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • lend — W3S3 [lend] v past tense and past participle lent [lent] [: Old English; Origin: lAnan, from lAn; LOAN1] 1.) a) [T] to let someone borrow money or something that belongs to you for a short time →↑borrow lend sth to sb ▪ I lent my CD p …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lend — [ lend ] (past tense and past participle lent [ lent ] ) verb ** 1. ) transitive to give someone something for a short time, expecting that they will give it back to you later. If you lend someone something, they borrow it from you: The local… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Lend — (l[e^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lent} (l[e^]nt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lending}.] [OE. lenen, AS. l[=ae]nan, fr. l[=ae]n loan; akin to G. lehnen to lend. See {Loan}.] 1. To allow the custody and use of, on condition of the return of the same; to grant …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lend — /lend/ verb past tense and past participle lent /lent/ 1 MONEY/CAR/BOOK ETC a) (T) to let someone borrow money from you or use something that you own, which they will give you back later: lend sb sth: I wish I d never lent him my car. | Can you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lend — vb lent, lend·ing vt 1: to give for temporary use on condition that the same or its equivalent be returned 2: to let out (money) for temporary use on condition of repayment with interest vi: to make a loan lend·able adj lend·er …   Law dictionary

  • lend — 1. see loan. Use of lend for borrow (May I lend your pen?) occurs in some British dialects but is non standard. 2. Use of lend as a noun occurs in British dialect use and colloquially in New Zealand, but is non standard: • Could you give me the… …   Modern English usage

  • Lend — Blason inconnu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lend*/*/*/ — [lend] (past tense and past participle lent [lent] ) verb 1) [T] to give someone something for a short time, expecting that they will give it back to you later The local library will lend books for a month without charge.[/ex] She lent me her… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • lend — /lend/ verb to allow someone to use something for a period ● to lend something to someone or to lend someone something ● to lend money against security ● He lent the company money or He lent money to the company. ● The bank lent him £50,000 to… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • lend — [lend] vt. lent, lending [< ME lenen (with unhistoric d < pt.) < OE lænan < læn, a LOAN] 1. to let another use or have (a thing) temporarily and on condition that it, or the equivalent, be returned: opposed to BORROW 2. to let out… …   English World dictionary

  • Lend — can refer to the following:*Lend, Austria, a town in the district of Zell am See in the state of Salzburg *Lend (Graz), a district of Grazee also*Loan …   Wikipedia

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