English to Afrikaans Meaning :: borrow

leen
Borrow :
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Verb(1) get temporarily(2) take up and practice as one's own

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(1) Jim did not beg, steal or borrow his business acumen - his father Seamus is the well-known Bagenalstown auctioneer and businessman.(2) Meanwhile, retired dairy farmer Ted Dibble has vowed to borrow a horse and return to the sport if the Government's anti-hunting proposal becomes law.(3) Librarian Maureen Cusack can obtain books for anyone wishing to borrow books which are not available in the library.(4) Companies need to borrow enormous sums of money to buy back their shares in the market.(5) lower interest rates will make it cheaper for individuals to borrow(6) In doing so, it may be appropriate for us to borrow some of the best practices of international firms operating in our energy sector.(7) After breakfast I had a long shower then we walked over the hill so that i could borrow books.(8) But at Storr his great achievement has been to borrow the landscape and return it to us in an entirely new light.(9) The combined effect of these trends has been to lift the amount which a two-earner household on average earnings can afford to borrow without debt-servicing absorbing more than one quarter of their income.(10) My family will visit the library often to borrow new books to read together.(11) Space is all very well, in the right place, but people come to libraries mainly to borrow books.(12) The best he could do was borrow concepts and words from other disciplines.(13) The customer can borrow and repay as often as necessary as long as the balance outstanding doesn't exceed the credit limit.(14) She had mostly kept to herself, venturing only to the library to borrow books.(15) He said the private sector was failing to buy maize from farmers because of the floor price which they could not meet and high interest rates the banks charged to borrow money.(16) I managed to go to the library again to borrow the book titled the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne for the tenth time this month.
Related Words
(1) to borrow ::
om te leen
(2) borrow money ::
geld leen
(3) borrow from ::
leen
Synonyms
Verb
1. take as a loan ::
neem as 'n lening
2. take ::
neem
3. adopt ::
neem
Different Forms
borrow, borrowed, borrower, borrowers, borrowing, borrowings, borrows
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

May I borrow your water?

May I BORROW your water?

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 15


I\'ll have to borrow it. The Lannisters
will accommodate, I expect.

I'll have to BORROW it. The Lannisters will accommodate, I expect.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 3


Howard said I could borrow it,
Bernadette said forever.

Howard said I could BORROW it, Bernadette said forever.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 22


Can I borrow it
when you\'re done?

Can I BORROW it when you're done?

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 17


Could I borrow your watch, sir?

Could I BORROW your watch, sir?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 10


English to Afrikaans Dictionary: borrow

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