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"I lent $10 from Jeff." In this sentence,you have taken it from someone or someone has taken it

from you? thanks.

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    The sentence is not correct: You are right to ask.
    I lent John $5. = I gave him $5 & will want it back one day.

    I borrowed $5 from John = I have $5 from John & must give it back one day.
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    If the speaker has used the wrong word, as some people do, look for "to" or "from".

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