cannot afford Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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cannot afford

(formal can ill afford)C2 If you cannot afford to do something, you must not do it because it would ​causeseriousproblems for you: We can't afford to make any ​mistakes at this ​stage in the ​project. He can ​ill afford to ​fail any of his ​exams.
(Definition of cannot afford from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cannot afford”
in Chinese (Simplified) 承担不起(损失、后果等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 承擔不起(損失、後果等)…
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