Affluent Affordability

Afford

Meanings and phrases

afford

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be able to spare or give up
  2. be the cause or source of; yield; give
  3. have the financial means to do something or buy something
  4. afford access to; open; give

not afford

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They cannot afford education, food, new equipment.
  • When he could not afford alcohol, he drank ether.
  • This time the citizens could not afford to rebuild.

able to afford

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He said he was not able to afford them afterward, either.
  • Later in his childhood the family was able to afford to move to the edge of Outremont.
  • Wilson was able to afford to enroll in the University of Alabama after all, earning his B.S.

unable to afford

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, she was unable to afford the extra fee for art lessons.
  • The fund supports the cost of treatment of those patients who are unable to afford it themselves.
  • In 1951, the three Cal Cable lines were shut down when the company was unable to afford insurance.

afford to pay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Moser could not afford to pay him.
  • When Brody cannot afford to pay for cocaine, Zannis sells him ice instead.
  • Eventually, he could no longer afford to pay the rent on the studio and was evicted.

longer afford

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "We can no longer afford this foolishness.
  • With a new wife, Dalton informs Booth he can no longer afford his services.
  • Eventually, he could no longer afford to pay the rent on the studio and was evicted.

no longer afford

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "We can no longer afford this foolishness.
  • With a new wife, Dalton informs Booth he can no longer afford his services.
  • Eventually, he could no longer afford to pay the rent on the studio and was evicted.

afford to buy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Viv could not afford to buy her out so she agreed to leave Brenda alone.
  • Unable to afford to buy paints, he worked out how to make them using tailor's chalk.
  • In America, almost everyone could afford to buy a gun, and could learn how to use it fairly easily.
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