Example sentences for: afford

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

  • afford an opportunity for public comment; and

  • The solvent was removed, and the product was purified by flash column chromatography eluting with 8% ethyl acetate in dichloromethane to afford 34 mg of 7 (66% yield).

  • The Washington Post entreats Clinton to stand firm, warning readers not to believe in "an accounting mirage to finance a misshapen tax cut that the country can't afford."

  • Just because someone can afford to pay $120 for an advanced showing of The Phantom Menace or $10,000 for a Knicks game doesn't mean he will.

  • In the family courts, single parents who can't afford attorneys sometimes have to go up against former spouses who can afford legal representation.

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