Grammar Patterns

V to n

II.21 The 'lend' group

These verbs are concerned with giving, lending, or selling something to someone. The thing given or sold is not explicitly mentioned.
The results of a survey show that Americans are still giving to charity despite hard economic times.
However, although he has recovered from recent ill-health, he has decided the time is right to hand over to a younger man.
In this climate, banks were eager to lend to anybody with a good business idea.
The vendor finally agreed to sell to me for £158,000, provided contracts could be exchanged within a week.
  • contribute
  • give
  • lend
  • pass
  • sell
  • subscribe
  • hand over
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