Example sentences for: afford

How can you use “afford” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Even if you can’t quite afford to join in, it’s fun just to watch how the other half lives.

  • He can ill afford the politically motivated distractions posed by Jones and others.

  • "And of course by 'survival' I mean able to afford a solid gold hat like the one on my pet monkey, over there in the Jacuzzi filled with champagne," he did not add.

  • However, we also discovered that in hundreds of cases each year, the court recommends that a GAL be appointed but cannot do so because the families can't afford the fee."

  • Clinton can't afford the political beating he would take if he cashiered her.


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