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Related to borrow trouble: in stride, give it a shot, worse for wear

borrow

1. Golf a deviation of a ball from a straight path because of the slope of the ground
2. material dug from a borrow pit to provide fill at another

Borrow

George (Henry). 1803--81, English traveller and writer. His best-known works are the semiautobiographical novels of Gypsy life and language, Lavengro (1851) and its sequel The Romany Rye (1857)

borrow

[′bä·rō]
(civil engineering)
Earth material such as sand and gravel that is taken from one location to be used as fill at another.
(mathematics)
An arithmetically negative carry; it occurs in direct subtraction by raising the low-order digit of the minuend by one unit of the next-higher-order digit; for example, when subtracting 67 from 92, a tens digit is borrowed from the 9, to raise the 2 to a factor of 12; the 7 of 67 is then subtracted from the 12 to yield 5 as the units digit of the difference; the 6 is then subtracted from 8, or 9-1, yielding 2 as the tens digit of the difference.

borrow

Material taken from one location for use as fill elsewhere.
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Since its launch, the Don't Borrow Trouble initiative has not only exposed hundreds of thousands of consumers to fundamentals of understanding, obtaining and maintaining good credit but has also helped homeowners avoid scams and resolve financial difficulties they may be experiencing.
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I am pleased to support this effort to bring the Don't Borrow Trouble campaign to our communities.
Freddie Mac is excited about the launch of New Mexico's Don't Borrow Trouble Campaign, and what it will mean for families throughout the state who want to own a home and to keep owning a home," said Freddie Mac's Director of Housing and Community Investment, Vaughn Irons.
New Mexico's Don't Borrow Trouble Campaign is essential to help families that are land rich and cash poor protect their homes," explained Margy Hernandez, executive director of United South Broadway Corporation.
Philadelphia's October Don't Borrow Trouble will feature a major advertising campaign, dubbed "Protected by Knowledge," which will include billboards on SEPTA buses, subways, and elevated cars, new print advertising in community newspapers, and start an intensive door-to-door campaign in targeted areas hit hard by predatory lenders.
Philadelphia's Don't Borrow Trouble program is an important effort to provide consumer information and protection and a model for other communities in the Commonwealth" said Pennsylvania Department of Banking Secretary Bill Schenck.
Don't Borrow Trouble is designed to help Long Island's consumers spot and avoid such schemes by combining an original outreach campaign through churches, civic associations and other community-based organizations with a comprehensive consumer action network of attorneys, lenders, and 24 community agencies across Long Island.