afford in a sentence


We’d like to go skiing this winter, but we can’t really afford it right now because my wife isn’t working.

I can’t afford to go to the bar tonight because I spent too much last week.

We’re hoping to go to Hawaii for our holidays, but we’re not sure if we can afford it right now.

We can’t really afford to waste time; if we don’t get this done today, we could lose this contract.

The government needs to do something to create more affordable housing for lower income families.

Arthur Ashe once observed that when bright young minds can’t afford college, America pays the price.

With the salary I earn, I can’t imagine ever being able to afford to buy my own house.

Sandra simply can’t afford to clothe her children in all the newest fashions.

In Taiwan, great respect is afforded the elderly.