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Lend

To provide money temporarily on the condition that it or its equivalent will be returned, often with an interest fee.
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"The whole stor y of Hercules seemed to lend itself to that.
Although DeColfmacker would not discuss specific potential plans, he said the main campus building would lend itself to educational uses.
"This approach is better than none at all but it doesn't lend itself to protecting environmental regions and large mammal movement."
"They play with just one guy up front and two wide men and that does lend itself to counterattacking football playing away from home," said Hughes
That sort of lifestyle does not lend itself to getting up and down the pitch in Champions League ties.
"I never know what it is that will trigger the impulse to delve deeper into a story or an idea that will lend itself to a play; but in retrospect, they are always very interesting journeys," says Dr.
"Little by little it was dawning on him [Larry] that reality doesn't lend itself to containment in tidy packages.
"He talks about how housing doesn't lend itself to being a bubble because it's harder to trade houses and you have to live in a home," observed Kathleen Bostancic, a senior economist at Merrill Lynch.