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Money Vocabulary

Updated: Mar 3

Money Vocabulary

Borrow or Lend:

Borrow means “to take or use money that belongs to someone else with the intention of returning it later.”

Ex. Harry borrowed $5.00 from Tom.

Lend means “to give someone money that he/ she is expected to return.”

Ex. How much money did you lend her this time?


Charge or Cost:

An item costs money, but services charge you money.

Charge means “to demand an amount of money as a price for service or goods.”

Ex. They charge a service fee of 10% at this restaurant.”

Cost means “to require a specific amount of money in order to get an object or action.

Ex. This magazine costs $2.25.

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