Examples of borrowing in a Sentence
He's compiling a list of Japanese borrowings in English.
Students must have their own pencils. Borrowing is not allowed.
Economists predict that there will be increases in government borrowing.
Recent Examples of borrowing from the Web
Comcast is reportedly negotiating with private equity firms as partners for a new Fox bid that could top $80 billion, with the outside firms defraying some of the massive borrowing that Comcast would take on to close a Fox deal.
Tesla has lost hundreds of millions of dollars per quarter for several quarters in a row, funded by borrowing and by selling new shares.
The report didn't speculate on why borrowing dropped so significantly in the most recent year, though tax revenue generally has risen with the improving economy.
Under Reagan, borrowing spiked because of a buildup in the military, something Trump is advocating again.
Long Way Off The ECB said its 2.6 trillion-euro ($3 trillion) bond-buying program will be slowed then halted in the final quarter, but surprised investors with its dovish guidance on borrowing costs.
Analysts said most households, though, would be able to absorb the higher borrowing costs, benefiting in part from the tightening labor market that should lead to higher wages.
As a result of the hike, consumers can expect to see increased borrowing costs for credit cards, mortgages, and auto loans.
If the Fed raises rates as expected Wednesday, the overnight borrowing cost will be in line with the Fed's inflation target of 2%.
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BORROWING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of borrowing for English Language Learners
: something that is borrowed; especially : a word or phrase from one language that is used in another language
: the act of borrowing something; especially : the act of borrowing money
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