01. I didn't have enough money to study, so I got a student [loan] from the government.
02. Many people believe that [loans] to the developing countries should be largely forgiven by the wealthy countries so that these countries can get out of debt.
03. We had to get a [loan] to buy our car, but we should be able to pay it off within a couple of years.
04. The federal government offers [loans] to small businesses at low interest rates.
05. George has offered me the [loan] of his car for a couple of weeks while he is out of town.
06. A Picasso painting on [loan] to the museum has been damaged by a crazed spectator.
07. Can you [loan] me your bicycle for the weekend?
08. There is a French proverb which states that [loaning] money causes loss of memory.
09. There is a Russian proverb which states that an old [loan] repaid is like finding something new.
10. John Braine once said that time, like a [loan] from the bank, is something you're only given when you possess so much that you don't need it.
11. Over the years, the French have [loaned] or donated large sums of money to help Togo's economic development.
12. As a high-income country, the Bahamas have been disqualified from receiving World Bank [loans] since 1988.
13. Almost 40% of the annual budget of Nepal comes from foreign countries, in the form of grants and low-interest [loans].
14. If you take 15 years to repay a [loan] at 9.5% interest, you will have repaid 188% of the value of the [loan].
15. If you take 10 years to repay a [loan] at 9.5% interest, you will have repaid 155% of the value of the [loan].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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