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The local library will lend books for a month without charge.
She lent me her very expensive coat.
Joe lent this car to us for the weekend.
The secrecy lent an air of intrigue to their planning.
The smile lent his face a certain boyish charm.
Aid agencies lend support to refugees by providing blankets and food.
Then Max arrived to lend his assistance.
Patricia is someone who is always ready to lend a helping hand (=help people).
An in-house study has lent credence to the complaints of poor and impersonal service.
Watercolour lends itself well to reproduction.
There are around 100 charities to which Princess Diana lent her name.
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