Example sentences for: afford

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

  • Despite her current woes, no one really expects Brown to leave The New Yorker . Newhouse can't afford not to renew her contract.

  • Lawyers in Georgia and across the country must follow Barnes' lead -- or millions of people will continue to arrive at the courthouse door to find they cannot afford the price of admission.

  • The reason this is a problem, obviously, is that the Yankees are much richer than the Pirates and can therefore afford to pay more for players, which means they'll be able to lure the best players to New York.

  • Even though free-market farming kills family farms, the nation cannot afford to prop up unprofitable agricultural businesses.

  • to afford adequate legal counsel."


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