The latest expectation is that the two most influential trade unions will lend their support to the younger Miliband.
“Everyone should look into their own souls and ask, ‘What can I lend here,’” Bridges said.
The church desperately needed a Muslim— anyone to lend their court the appearance of balance.
But even the less vocal ones have found ways to lend their support.
They lend a touch of the surreal to his otherwise straightforward canvases, hinting at an abstract, Wonderland-like landscape.
Oh, there are one or two copies in the house—I'll lend you one.
He'll borrow money from any juggins who is ass enough to lend it to him.
Could you lend an admirer a dollar and a half to buy a hymn-book with?
He thinks it an abomination to lend, sell, or give his wife.
I promised Gombert and the leader of the boy choir to lend them a helping hand, so we shall probably meet at the rehearsal.
late 14c., from Old English lænan "to lend," from læn "loan" (see loan). Cognate with Dutch lenen, Old High German lehanon, German lehnen, also verbs derived from nouns. Past tense form, with terminal -d, became the principal form in Middle English on analogy of bend, send, etc.