翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • afford

    高中/CET4/CET6/考研/TOEFL/IELTS

    • [əˈfɔːd]
    • [əˈfɔːrd]

    释义

    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • vt.
      买得起; 担负得起; 提供; 给予
  • 词态变化

    • 第三人称单数: affords;
    • 过去式: afforded;
    • 过去分词: afforded;
    • 现在分词: affording;
    • 名词: affordability;
    • 形容词: affordable;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 买得起
    • 担负得起
    • 提供
    • 给予

    Don't figure on going abroad this summer; we may not be able to afford it.

    别指望今年夏天出国, 我们可能负担不起旅行费用.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    These lands afford good pasture.

    这些地方有好的牧草.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I can't afford the vacation, for it would eat up my savings.

    我度不起假, 那样会把我的积蓄用光的.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I can't afford to buy you another car — do you think I'm made of money?

    我可没能力再为你买一辆车了,你以为我很有钱 吗 ?

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    These trees afford a pleasant shade.

    这些树下有一片宜人的树阴.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    None of us can afford It'separately, so let's pool our resources.

    我们之中谁也不能单独买得起这东西, 所以我们就集资购买吧.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I wish I could afford to dine off fresh meat every day.

    我要是能天天吃到新鲜的肉就好了.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I cannot afford to offend him.

    我惹不起他.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    I used to go out nearly every night but I decided to knock it on the head because I couldn't really afford it.

    我以前几乎每晚外出,但我决定停止,因为我实在抽不出时间.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I can't afford a ticket. I'm spent up.

    我把钱花光, 没钱买票了.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He told me that the firm could not afford to pay such large salaries?

    他告诉我说,公司付不起那么多薪水了.

    ——《用法词典》

    We must limit our expense to what we can afford.

    我们必须不使开支超出我们的支付能力

    ——《用法词典》

    I can ill afford the time.

    我怕没有时间.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    Only the privileged few could afford to send their children to private schools.

    只有少数享有特权的人才能负担得起送孩子去私立学校就读.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    It is my considered opinion that we can't afford to do it.

    我们承担不了这事,这是我经过深思熟虑的意见.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The birds cannot afford to relax their vigilance against predators.

    鸟儿不敢放松对捕食者的警戒.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Supermarkets can afford to retail cigarettes at a couple of cents below the price charged by most tobacconists.

    超级市场香烟零售可以比多数烟草商价格低几分钱.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The only snag is, I can't afford it!

    惟一的困难是, 我付不起这钱!

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The government cannot afford to be indifferent to public opinion.

    政府不可不关注舆论。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    They couldn't afford to pay the bills.

    他们无力支付这些账单。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The British could afford to reduce defence spending in peacetime without excessive risk.

    英国可以在和平时期减少国防开支,而不会引来太大风险。

    ——柯林斯例句

    I never dreamed that I would be able to afford a home here.

    我从没想到我在这儿能买得起房子。

    ——柯林斯例句

    We can't afford to wait.

    我们等不起。

    ——柯林斯例句

    We can ill afford another scandal.

    我们经不起再有丑闻出现了。

    ——柯林斯例句

    She could no longer afford to keep him at school.

    她已无法再供他读书。

    ——柯林斯例句

    She couldn't always afford a babysitter.

    她并不是总能请得起临时保姆。

    ——柯林斯例句

    People can't even afford to pony up for movie tickets.

    人们甚至买不起电影票。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Why make do with a copy if you can afford the genuine article?

    要是买得起真品,为什么还要拿复制品来凑合呢?

    ——柯林斯例句

    Don't let credit tempt you to buy something you can't afford.

    不要因为可以赊购,就买超过自己支付能力的东西。

    ——柯林斯例句

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  • 真题例句

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    • 四级
    • 六级
    • 高考
    • 考研

    They can only afford small apartments.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    As smaller cities copy the model of these 24-hour cities, more affordable versions of these places will be created.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Once driverless cars are actually for sale, the early adopters will be the people who can afford to buy them.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    The implication is a sharp decline in global trade, which has plunged partly because oilproducing nations can't afford to import as much as they used to.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    To those Americans for whom money is a concern, my advice is simple: Buy what you can afford, and cook it yourself.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    Most people couldn't afford to do otherwise.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    Politicians who thoughtlessly promoted home-ownership for those who could not afford it?

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    Rather, with incomes decreasing and insecure jobs, unhappy couples often couldn't afford to divorce.

    出自-2012年6月阅读原文

    Few people can afford it without working hard.

    出自-2011年12月阅读原文

    Pay has always been the biggest deterrent, as people with families often feel they cannot afford the drop in salary when moving to a university job.

    出自-2010年12月阅读原文

    Well, I guess I'd sell my watch or computer or do some odd jobs till I could afford a return plane ticket.

    出自-2011年6月听力原文

    While the practice carries serious health risks for many, those dangers are outweighed by the social and economic gains for poor urban farmers and consumers who need affordable food.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    University education is becoming attractive to students who can afford it.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    And the New Yorkers who spent a bundle on an outdoor hot tub now admit they rarely use it, because we can’t afford to heat it in winter.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    They can afford to choose easier majors in order to enjoy themselves.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    But more recently, companies have begun to plan more affordable After being dogged by technical delays for years, Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic's founder, had recently suggested that a SpaceShipTwo craft would carry its first paying customers as soon as February 2015.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    She was astonished by the professional possibilities afforded to young American woman.

    出自-2014年6月阅读原文

    They cannot afford the time and expenses of rearing children.

    出自-2013年12月阅读原文

    They cannot afford the high tuition.

    出自-2011年6月阅读原文

    He cannot afford to have a coffee break.

    出自-2013年6月听力原文

    He can't afford to go traveling yet.

    出自-2012年12月听力原文

    It was also much more than we could afford, but far less than the original asking price.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

    She ran at the school championships barefooted because she couldn't afford shoes.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    The poor could hardly afford school education.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    When the competitive environment pushed our ancestors to achieve that potential, they could in turn afford more education.

    出自-2009年考研阅读原文

    Vanity is a constant; people will only start shopping more sustainably when they can’t afford not to.

    出自-2013年考研阅读原文

    It could make extra training and instruction affordable.

    出自-2018年考研阅读原文

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  • 英英释义

    Verb

    • 1. be able to spare or give up;

      "I can't afford to spend two hours with this person"

    • 2. be the cause or source of;

      "He gave me a lot of trouble"

      "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"

    • 3. have the financial means to do something or buy something;

      "We can't afford to send our children to college"

      "Can you afford this car?"

    • 4. afford access to;

      "the door opens to the patio"

      "The French doors give onto a terrace"

    收起英英释义
  • 同义词辨析

    equip, furnish, supply, provide, afford

    这些动词都含有"提供,供给"之意。

    • equip: 侧重提供与技术有关的装备或设备等。
    • furnish: 多指添置家具等供给生活的必需品或为生活舒适提供所需的服务设施。
    • supply: 普通用词,指提供任何所需求的东西。
    • provide与supply近义,但强调人的深谋远虑,侧重用贮备等方法作充分准备。
    • afford: 一般只用于对抽象事物提供,也可指经济能力上的供给或支付。
  • 同义词

    vt.买得起

    themeanshave

    vt.提供,给予

    supplyofferfurnish

    其他释义

    yieldsupplyfurnish

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