Being that you can’t predict what will happen in the future, you should always keep in mind that you may not get your money back. You may have to take a loss if your friend is reluctant or cannot pay you back. Just take it as a lesson learned.
If the amount was large enough, you can take legal action as a last resort. In this case, you may want to consider additional fees such as court costs and attorney fees. Not only that, your friendship will most likely be in jeopardy.
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