lend


lend
1. I
be willing to lend охотно давать взаймы
2. II
lend in some manner lend willingly (grudgingly, etc.) охотно и т. д. давать взаймы /одалживать/
3. III
lend smth. lend one's books (one's music, a pen, one's bicycle, one's knife, one's things, etc.) давать на время [свои] книги и т. д.; lend money (a dollar, ten pounds, etc.) ссужать деньгами и т. д., давать деньги и т. д. взаймы
4. IV
lend smth. in some manner lend smth. willingly (conditionally, gracefully, grudgingly, gratuitously, etc.) охотно и т. д. давать взаймы /одалживать/ что-л.
5. V
lend smb. smth. lend one's friend ten dollars одолжить приятелю десять долларов; lend him one's car дать ему на время свою машину; lend one's neighbour some books дать соседу почитать [свои] книги; lend me your ears выслушай меня; danger lent me wings ощущение опасности побудило меня бежать еще быстрее /придало мне крылья/
6. XVI
lend on (against, at) smth. lend on one's estate (against security, on goods, etc.) давать взаймы под залог усадьбы и т. д.; lend at high interest давать /ссужать/ деньги под высокие проценты
7. XVIII
lend oneself to smth.
1) lend oneself to dishonest means (to such shady schemes, to the concealment of the facts, to meanness, etc.) прибегать к нечестным средствам и т.д., опуститься до нечестных средств и т. д.; I would not lend myself to such a transaction я не стал бы заниматься такими сделками, я не опустился бы до подобных махинаций; don't lend yourself to their schemes не давай себя втянуть в их махинации
2) this subject admirably (readily, easily, etc.) lends itself to literary (poetic, scientific, etc.) editing эта тема прекрасно и т. д. поддается литературной и т. д. обработке; these facts (data, etc.) don't easily lend themselves to analysis (to study, etc.) эти факты и т. д. нелегко анализировать и т. д., these methods lend themselves readily to instruction эти методы легко могут быть использованы /удобны/ для обучения; а fork does not lend itself to the purposes of a corkscrew вилка не годится в качестве /вместо/ штопора; secluded spots lend themselves to meditation уединенные места располагают к размышлениям
8. XXI1
1) lend smth., smb. to smb., smth. lend a dollar to a friend одолжить приятелю доллар; I forgot whom I lent the magazine to я забыл, кому дал журнал; lend an ear /one's ear/ to smb. a) прислушаться к кому-л.; б) выслушать кого-л.; lend one's name to smth. поддерживать что-л. своим авторитетом, разрешить воспользоваться своим именем; lend aid /assistance/ to the project (to the poor, to the oppressed, etc.) содействовать /оказать содействие/ этому проекту и т. д., lend smth. with smth. lend a helping hand with smth. помочь в каком-л. деле; lend a hand with the work (with smb.'s luggage, with the decorations, etc.) помочь /оказать помощь/ в работе и т. д.
2) lend smth. to smb., smth. lend dignity to the man (charm to a girl, etc,) придавать достоинство мужчине и т. д.; this fact lends probability to the story этот факт придает истории достоверность; his manner lends colour to his story его манера рассказывать делает его рассказ более интересным; the distance lends enchantment to the view на расстоянии вид еще прекрасней

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • 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 — 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 — (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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