Translation of "afford" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈfɔːd/ us /əˈfɔrd/
can/can’t afford (to do) something

B1 to have/not have enough money to buy something or enough time to do something

poder/no poder permitirse (hacer) algo
Can we afford a new car?
I can’t afford to wait.

(Translation of “afford” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈfoːd/

(usually with can, could) to be able to spend money, time etc on or for something

permitirse, darse el gusto de
I can’t afford (to buy) a new car.

(usually with can, could) to be able to do (something) without causing oneself trouble, difficulty etc

She can’t afford to be rude to her employer in case she gets fired.
affordable adjective

affordable housing.

(Translation of “afford” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)