can afford › to have enough money to buy something or enough time to do something
altından kalkabilmek, üstesinden gelebilmek, alabilmek I can't afford a new computer. [+ to do sth] Can we afford to go away? I'd love to come out but I can't afford the time.1819
can afford to do sth › If you can afford to do something, it is possible for you to do it without causing problems.
halledebilmek, yapabilmek, sorunsuzca çözebilmek We can't afford to take that risk.1763