I can't afford it

I can't afford it
Это мне не по карману

Difficulties of the English language (lexical reference) English-Russian dictionary. 2014.

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  • can ill afford (to do) something — phrase used for saying that someone should definitely not do something because it will cause problems We could ill afford another argument with the publisher. The soldiers can ill afford to wait another 24 hours before receiving orders. Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • can/could afford — have sufficient money, time, or means for. → afford …   English new terms dictionary

  • can afford — ► to be able to buy or do something because you have enough money: »He is over 60 and can t afford his pension contributions. can afford to do sth »Debt is not necessarily a bad thing if the consumer can afford to pay it back. ► to be able to do… …   Financial and business terms

  • afford — [ə fôrd′] vt. [ME aforthen < OE geforthian, to advance < forthian, to further] 1. to have enough or the means for; bear the cost of without serious inconvenience: used with can or be able [I m not able to afford a car; can you afford the… …   English World dictionary

  • afford — ► VERB 1) (can/could afford) have sufficient money, time, or means for. 2) provide (an opportunity or facility). DERIVATIVES affordability noun affordable adjective. ORIGIN Old English, «promote, perform»; related to FORTH(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • I can't afford it — it is out of my budget, it is too expensive; it is too difficult …   English contemporary dictionary

  • afford */*/*/ — UK [əˈfɔː(r)d] / US [əˈfɔrd] verb [transitive] Word forms afford : present tense I/you/we/they afford he/she/it affords present participle affording past tense afforded past participle afforded Get it right: afford: Afford is never followed by a… …   English dictionary

  • afford — v. 1) to well afford 2) (formal) (A) it afforded great pleasure to him; or: it afforded him great pleasure 3)(E; preceded by the forms: can cannot can t could) we cannot afford to buy a new house; we can ill afford to lose this contract 4)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • afford — af|ford [ ə fɔrd ] verb transitive *** 1. ) if you can afford something, you have enough money to be able to pay for it. This word always follows can, could, or be able to : I m not sure how they are able to afford such expensive vacations. We… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • afford — 01. We d like to go skiing this winter, but we can t really [afford] it right now because my wife isn t working. 02. I can t [afford] to go to the bar tonight because I spent too much last week. 03. We re hoping to go to Hawaii for our holidays,… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • afford — af|ford W3S1 [əˈfo:d US o:rd] v [T] [: Old English; Origin: geforthian to carry out , from forth] 1.) can/could afford [usually negative] a) to have enough money to buy or pay for something afford [to do] sth ▪ We can t afford to go on vacation… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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