Meaning of BORROW in English

BORROW

verb

BAD : I asked my friend to borrow me some money.

GOOD : I asked my friend to lend me some money.

BAD : He borrowed me some of his books.

GOOD : He lent me some of his books.

GOOD : I borrowed some of his books.

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When you borrow something ( from someone), you are allowed to use it: 'Can I borrow one of your pencils?'

When you lend something ( to someone), you let them use it: 'He asked me to lend him one of my pencils.'

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