Lend Loan Borrow - Which should you use?
When should you use lend, loan or borrow when speaking about money?
Lend and borrow are action words, verbs. However loan the actually money that is changing hands, so it is a noun. Many people, native speakers included say “Can you loan me $50?” when it should be “Can you lend me $50?”.
Borrow is also a verb, but is used in a slightly different way. You would ask someone, “Can I borrow $50?”