I just needed enough money to pay my rent, and I did a million different things.
But I was a man, able to rent cars, turn up in any restaurant, and use internet cafes.
A stainless-steel refrigerator, which normally costs more than five years' worth of Ms Peñaloza's rent, fills the cramped kitchen.
And then there's Newsweek's lease foibles: last year, it paid $13 million in rent, a startling figure for a company its size.
He's invited artists to move into studios, which rent for $100 a month.
The horse wilts like a rent air-balloon, and is dead without a quiver.
The remainder is divided among the non-producers in rent, interest and profit.
Eric seized the curtain in his hand, rent it from its fastenings, and cast it on the ground.
The rent in the mountain, through which we have passed, is torn and rugged.
You will rent a furnished apartment in some aristocratic quarter.
"payment for use of property," mid-12c., a legal sense, originally "income, revenue" (late Old English), from Old French rente "payment due; profit, income," from Vulgar Latin *rendita, noun use of fem. past participle of rendere "to render" (see render (v.)).
"torn place," 1530s, noun use of Middle English renten "to tear, rend" (early 14c.), variant of renden (see rend (v.)).
mid-15c., "to rent out property, grant possession and enjoyment of in exchange for a consideration paid," from Old French renter "pay dues to," or from rent (n.1). Related: Rented; renting. Earlier (mid-14c.) in the more general sense of "provide with revenue." Sense of "to take and hold in exchange for rent" is from 1520s. Intransitive sense of "be leased for rent" is from 1784. Prefix rent-a- first attested 1921, mainly of businesses that rented various makes of car (Rentacar is a trademark registered in U.S. 1924); extended to other "temporary" uses since 1961.
Old English rendan, hrendan "to tear, cut down," from West Germanic *randijanan (cf. Old Frisian renda "to cut, break," Middle Low German rende "anything broken," German Rinde "bark, crust"), probably related to rind. Related: Rended; rent; rending.
(Isa. 3:24), probably a rope, as rendered in the LXX. and Vulgate and Revised Version, or as some prefer interpreting the phrase, "girdle and robe are torn [i.e., are 'a rent'] by the hand of violence."