[JLPT grammar] かりる means “borrow”, but かりてもらう means “lend”

Today I am going to share the homework correction quoted from my JLPT N3 course!
The student’s sentence is not correct. Can you find the mistake?


[Student’s sentence]





[My correction]


My teacher lent me a book.
(Lit; I asked my teacher to lend me a book.)

貸して(lend)+もらう(I receive the action, I ask someone to do)
借りる borrow

(I asked my teacher to lend me a book)
I borrowed a book from my teacher.

借りて(borrow) +もらう(I receive the action, I ask someone to do)
貸す lend

(I asked my teacher to borrow me a book.)
I lent a book to my teacher.


I hope my explanation helps you. 😊


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