Example sentences for: afford

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

  • Women may have to get more used to their real power in the world before they can afford to look as if they practiced the discipline of elegance, not that of the gym.

  • The Community Legal Resources Network ''helps lawyers become economically viable so they can serve the poor and lower middle class, who often can't afford legal representation,'' said Dorothy Zellner, the law school's spokeswoman.

  • For those worried about the indebtedness of young attorneys -- and how this affects the future of government and public interest law -- fresh anxiety arrived last month with a national survey showing that two-thirds of today's law school graduates cannot afford to think about taking low-paying jobs.

  • Chinese performances combine amusement with edification in a glittering package few Western impresarios could afford to mount.

  • There is no indication in the story that some people can't afford furniture and don't have houses to put it in.


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