- [borrow something from somebody
lend something to somebody
lend somebody something]
Borrow is like take. You borrow something from somebody.
- I borrowed a pound from my son. Can I borrow your bicycle?
Lend is like give. You lend something to somebody, or lend somebody something (the meaning is the same).
- I lent my coat to a friend of my brother’s, and I never saw it again.
Lend me your comb for a minute, will you?