Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Afford"

The meaning of "Afford" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa You can afford it?
A: @fromjuheekim To afford means to have enough money to pay for smth.
Q: O que significa afford?
A: it means you are able to buy it for example "I can afford this chocolate" in other words you have enough money to buy it. hope this helps
Q: O que significa afford all (this)?
A: I am not sure. I don’t read manga, really.. She might just mean that her friend must have spent too much money in order to get so many fortunes.
Q: O que significa afford ?
A: permitirse
como por ejemplo:
No puedo permitirme esa camiseta = 'I can't afford that tshirt'
Q: O que significa He could afford to be fleeced.?
A: "Fleeced" means to be sheared like a sheep... to have the fleece removed. It is a metaphor for someone taking your money unfairly.

So it means he could afford to be ripped off.

Example sentences using "Afford"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com can't afford.
A: She can’t afford to buy such an expensive car.

Until he gets a better paying job, he can’t afford to take a vacation.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com afford.
A: When you want to buy a a pretty dress but you can't because you don't have enough money.
"I want to buy the dress but I can't afford it"
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com afford.
A: This car is too expensive i can't afford it.

I cannot afford to miss this train, as i have a job interview in half an hour.

The football team can afford to lose the game and still win the league.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com afford.
A: "afford" can mean "to be able to pay for something":

Can we afford to travel to Japan this year?

It can also mean "to be able to do something without having problems":

We cannot afford to wait for help to arrive.

Another, less common, meaning is "to provide something to someone":

His education afforded him the opportunity to take a top position in the company.

Synonyms of "Afford" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre I can't afford that! e I can't afford to that! ?
A: "I can't afford to that" is not correct, "I can't afford to do that" means you cannot do a task because it is too difficult or expensive.
"I can't afford that" means an item is too expensive to purchase.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre afford e allow ?
A: To "allow" is to "give permission":
"The school allowed the students to go home early"

To "afford" is to "have enough money/resources":
"We can't afford a car"
"He can finally afford an engagement ring for his girlfriend"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre A: If I can afford one e B: If I can afford to ?
A: 'A' refers to actual money always
for example: "I would buy that brush if I could afford one"
and if i can afford to is used for money and can also be used to talk about time.
example: "I will go to Rachel's party only if I can afford to."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre afford e allow e let ?
A: afford means that you've got a money and you can buy something expensive for example I can afford that house. And regarding allow and let that words mean the same you can use them changeably though I think that let more common
Q: Qual é a diferença entre To afford e To allow ?
A: To afford -> financially able : I can afford the car, so I bought it this morning.
To allow -> statement : I can't allow him to buy this expensive car.

Translations of "Afford"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? afford
A: Afford / This bag is so pretty but I can not afford it.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? afford
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? afford
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? afford
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Other questions about "Afford"

Q: I can't afford to lose you. soa natural?
A: it means you cannot handle things on your own if she/he ever leaves you (or your side)
Q: "I never could've afford to studying abroad." soa natural?
A: I never could have afforded to study abroad.
Q: I couldn’t afford to buy it. soa natural?
A: Quite good, my only comment is: don't release the air held behind your tongue as you say "could". To practice this try saying "I could" and stop, pause, and again.
Q: afford soa natural?
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Q: I can't even almost afford it (I am just able to afford it) soa natural?
A: "I am just able to afford it" or "I can barely afford it" work but "I can't even almost afford it" does not

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