Quick answer
"Dinero" is a noun which is often translated as "money", and "prestar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to lend". Learn more about the difference between "dinero" and "prestar" below.
dinero(
dee
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neh
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roh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (currency)
a. money
Se puede ganar un montón de dinero al invertir sabiamente.One can make a lot of money by investing wisely.
Hay una gran cantidad de dinero en esa maleta.There is a large amount of money in that suitcase.
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prestar(
prehs
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tahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to loan)
a. to lend
Te prestaré algunos de los libros de mi hermano.I will lend you some of my brother's books.
2. (to give)
a. to provide
Recibió el dinero por el servicio prestado.He received the money for the service provided.
prestarse
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
3. (to volunteer)
a. to offer to
Se prestó a llevarme a casa.He offered to drive me home.
4. (to take temporarily)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
a. to borrow
Mi hermano se prestó de mi carro sin mi permiso.My brother borrowed my car without my permission.
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