afford

[ uh-fawrd, uh-fohrd ]SEE DEFINITION OF afford

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFFORD

Even this, however, failed to afford them as much variety as they wished.

There is in this city a rag-picker so wealthy that he can afford to drink wine every day.

If he had engaged himself to a handsome schoolmistress, it was his fancy, and he could afford it.

From these I shall endeavor to derive all the advantages which they may afford.

Both will afford me encouragement and support in the vicissitudes which yet await me.

Our Government is able to afford a suitable army and a suitable navy.

We cannot afford to do everything, nor can we afford to lack boldness as we meet the future.

Nothing, my dear Dick, save pay four times as much as he can afford.

It was more than she could; she seemed to think Harriett had no business to afford it.

It can cost me nothing except her good opinion, which I can afford.

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