borrow from (someone or something)

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borrow from (someone or something)

1. Literally, to use something that belongs to another person, with the intent to return it later. A noun can be used between "borrow" and "from." Because I found a date to the dance at the last minute, I just borrowed a dress and shoes from my sister. I ran out of art supplies so I had to start borrowing from Steve.
2. Of a work of some kind, to use elements from something else. That movie may be a comedy, but its plot borrows from crime films of the 1940s.
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borrow something from someone

to request and receive the use of something from someone. Can I borrow a hammer from you? Sorry, this hammer was borrowed from my father.
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References in classic literature ?
I had never spent my money in his saloon, and even when I borrowed from him I didn't spend any money.
He wrote a little; he painted a little; he sang and played and composed a little--borrowing, as I suspect, in all these cases, just as he had borrowed from me.
The trend remained the same as the government borrowed from SBP and retired debts to scheduled banks during the year.
I've also borrowed from an instant-loan facility my Sacco has called MobiLoan.
The Isle of Anglesey County Council also borrowed from the Board, with 18 combined loans of over PS27m.
$320 million were borrowed from commercial banks, $230 million from China and $70 million from Islamic Development Bank.
The finance secretary said the money borrowed from China and other countries are being used for projects that are needed by the Filipino people.
The latest report issued by the State Bank for July 2011 reveals that the government has retired Rs44 billion instead of borrowing any fresh amount unlike the previous year when a sum of Rs37 billion had been borrowed from the SBP.
Tables 3 and 4 show trends in the rate of borrowing and the average amount borrowed from any source for federal loans by degree program, attendance intensity, and institution type.
In reality, this sort of borrowing increases the national debt, but clever accounting gimmickry permits the government to claim money borrowed from trust funds as revenue.
465(b)(3) (added in 1978) prohibited increasing an at-risk amount when funds were borrowed from lenders with disqualifying interests in the activity.
1.465-8(a), D's at-risk basis in Y does not increase by the amount she borrowed from X, because X has a disqualifying interest in Y As D makes payments to X on the loan, her at-risk basis in Y will increase.
(15.)The last period of heavy extended credit lending occurred in the first half of 1990 when the Bank of New England borrowed from the discount window continuously from January 15 to June 13 of that year.
In section III, it is shown that the bank reacts differently to changes in present and expected future spreads depending upon whether or not it borrowed from the Discount Window in the previous period.
465(b)(3)(A) states that amounts borrowed from a person who has an interest in the activity are not treated as at-risk, even if the borrower is personally liable for repayment.