afford

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈfɔːrd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈfɔrd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə fôrd, ə fōrd)


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afford

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. afford a (new) [car, house]
  2. [can, cannot, can't] afford that [house, school, trip, treatment]
  3. [could not, couldn't] really afford that [house]
  4. (can't) afford (to buy) a new [car]
  5. (can't) afford to [pay, lose, miss, have, take]
  6. (can't) afford higher [costs, prices, monthly payments]
  7. can't afford (another) [mistake, loss]
  8. (you) can't afford the luxury of
  9. [able, unable] to afford (it)
  10. [will, can, might] (not) be able to afford
  11. how (on earth) [did, can] you afford
  12. [that's, that is, $100] more than I can afford
  13. afford yourself a [treat, vacation, break]
  14. afforded me the opportunity (to)
  15. affording them (greater) [access, opportunities] (to)
  16. afforded protection [against, from, to]
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