Afford Verb 1 2 3, Past and Past Participle Form Tense of Afford

Afford Verb 1 2 3, Past and Past Participle Form Tense of Afford



  • Have enough money to pay for.(transitive verb)
  • Provide or supply (an opportunity or facility)(transitive verb)
Verb(V1)Past Tense(V2)Past Participle(V3)
Verb – es(Ves)Verb – ing(Ving)

pay for, bear the expense of, meet the expense of, spare the price of, have the money for, be rich enough for, have the wherewithal for, provide, supply, present, purvey, make available, offer, give, impart, bestow, furnish, render, grant, yield, produce, bear,

Example Sentences with afford
  • If the affluent cannot afford hope, you cannot expect the destitute to pay for desperation.
  • Can we afford a new car?
  • I cannot afford to buy a car.
  • We can’t afford another failure.
  • We may not be able to afford it.
  • It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
  • We can’t afford mistakes.
  • I can’t afford to wait around.
  • Steve can’t afford to buy a yacht.
  • Alex and I may not be able to afford it.
  • He entered the market. However, he could not buy anything because he could not afford it.
  • The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.