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The Universal Dictionary

afford

[ə'fɔːd] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. быть в состоянии (сделать что-л.); позволить себе (что-л.)

  2. давать, доставлять; приносить

  3. фин. уступать, продавать (по определённой цене)

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afford

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позволить себе

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As rich as he was, he couldn’t afford to buy one, so he looked for one to borrow.
И хоть он сам был сказочно богат, все же купить такую картину ему было не по карману, и он стал искать, у кого бы на время призанять какой-нибудь шедевр.
Vonnegut, Kurt / Breakfast of ChampionsВоннегут, Курт / Завтрак для чемпионов
Завтрак для чемпионов
Воннегут, Курт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
Breakfast of Champions
Vonnegut, Kurt
© 1973 by Kurt Vonnegut
And you know one can't afford to disregard that; one's practice suffers if one does.
А вы знаете, этим неглижировать нельзя: практика от этого страдает.
Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Well, here he is amongst us; that means he is ours, and we can afford to despise everything else!
Ну, вот он и есть у нас; это, значит, наш, а на все остальное мы наплевать!
Тургенев, И.С. / ДымTurgenev, I.S. / Smoke
Smoke
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1919, by BONI & LIVERIGHT, Inc.
Дым
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Правда", 1979
In fact, there are few more certain ways of guaranteeing that you will lose than by trading money you can't afford to lose.
Лучший способ наверняка обеспечить себе проигрыш — это торговать на деньги, которые не можете позволить себе потерять.
Schwager, Jack D. / The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top TradersШвагер, Джек Д. / Новые маги рынка: беседы с лучшими трейдерами Америки
Новые маги рынка: беседы с лучшими трейдерами Америки
Швагер, Джек Д.
© Альпина Бизнес Букс, перевод, оформление, 2004
© Jack D. Schwager, 1992
The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top Traders
Schwager, Jack D.
© 1992 by Jack D. Schwager
Recent developments have demonstrated that the international community can no longer afford to remain trapped in traditional ways of thinking when it comes to dealing with weapons of mass destruction and their delivery vehicles.
Недавние события продемонстрировали, что международное сообщество не может дольше придерживаться лишь традиционных взглядов на решение проблемы оружия массового уничтожения и систем его доставки.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
We can neither afford nor do we want to spend large amounts on armaments and military budgets.
Мы не можем позволить себе и не хотим тратить большие средства на вооружения и военные бюджеты.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
To your care, kind kinsman, I intrust them, satisfied that they will want no hospitality which these sad walls can yet afford.”
Вашему попечению, мой добрый родственник, поручаю я наших достойных гостей и уверена, что они не испытают недостатка в гостеприимстве, пока оно существует в этих печальных стенах.
Scott, Walter / YvanhoeСкотт, Вальтер / Айвенго
Айвенго
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература ", 1962
Yvanhoe
Scott, Walter
Something must be trusted to the generous impulse, which often thrusts an artist upon feats of which he knows the difficulty, while he trusts courage and exertion may afford the means of surmounting it.
Нужно в известной мере довериться благородному импульсу, часто толкающему художника на подвиги, несмотря на то, что ему известна их трудность, ибо он верит, что смелость и вдохновенные усилия предоставят ему возможность одержать победу.
Scott, Walter / The AbbotСкотт, Вальтер / Аббат
Аббат
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1963
The Abbot
Scott, Walter
© The University Court of the University of Edinburgh 2000
With an expression on his face as though it could not afford me anything but pleasure, he took me by the arm and led me to the dining-room.
С таким выражением, как будто это не может доставить мне ничего, кроме удовольствия, он взял меня под руку и повел в столовую.
Чехов, А.П. / ЖенаChekhov, A. / The wife
The wife
Chekhov, A.
© 1st World Library - Literary Society, 2004
Жена
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
She knew we couldn’t afford two rooms.
Она знала, что мы не можем позволить себе два номера.
Child, Lee / The EnemyЧайлд, Ли / Враг
Враг
Чайлд, Ли
© 2004 by Lee Child
© Перевод. В. Гольдич, И. Оганесова, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Enemy
Child, Lee
© 2004 by Lee Child
I know an expensive cigar; and I know that not more than three men in New York can afford to smoke cigars and pay gas bills too at the present time.
Я понимаю толк в дорогих сигарах и знаю еще, что лишь три человека в Нью-Йорке могут позволить себе курить хорошие сигары и в то же время оплачивать нынешние счета газового общества,
O.Henry / The Adventures of Shamrock JolnesГенри, О. / Методы Шемрока Джольнса
Методы Шемрока Джольнса
Генри, О.
The Adventures of Shamrock Jolnes
O.Henry
We can also not afford to neglect the great danger posed by conventional weapons, small arms and landmines.
Мы также не можем позволить себе игнорировать серьезную опасность, которую представляют собой наземные мины, обычное и стрелковое оружие.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
The little girl was still trembling; but the boy, kneeling on his little bare knees, lifted his hand rhythmically, crossing himself with precision and bowed down, touching the floor with his forehead, which seemed to afford him especial satisfaction.
Девочка только дрожала; мальчик же, стоя на голых коленочках, размеренно подымал ручонку, крестился полным крестом и кланялся в землю, стукаясь лбом, что, по-видимому, доставляло ему особенное удовольствие.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
The number may be low if the candidate is an unusual business that would not fit with or be understood by many potential acquirors or if the candidate is very large (and not many buyers can afford it).
Это возможно, если на продажу выставляется необычный бизнес, незнакомый или неподходящий многим потенциальным покупателям, или если он очень велик по своим размерам (и приобрести его способны немногие).
Porter, Michael E. / Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analysing Industries and CompetitorsПортер, Майкл Е. / Конкурентная стратегия: Методика анализа отраслей и конкурентов
Конкурентная стратегия: Методика анализа отраслей и конкурентов
Портер, Майкл Е.
© The Free Press, 1998
© Альпина Бизнес Букс, перевод, оформление, 2005.
Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analysing Industries and Competitors
Porter, Michael E.
© The Free Press, 1998
Mr Dombey's cup of satisfaction was so full at this moment, however, that he felt he could afford a drop or two of its contents, even to sprinkle on the dust in the by-path of his little daughter.
Но в этот момент чаша радости мистера Домби была так полна, что он почувствовал желание уделить одну-две капли ее содержимого даже для того, чтобы окропить пыль на заброшенной тропе своей маленькой дочери.
Dickens, Charles / Dombey and SonДиккенс, Чарльз / Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
Dombey and Son
Dickens, Charles
© 2009 by Classic Books International

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afford1/8
ə'fɔːdVerbбыть в состоянии; позволить себеExamples

I can't afford it. — Это мне не по карману.
I cannot afford the time. — Мне некогда.
She could not afford to pay. — Она была не в состоянии расплатиться
He wondered how a country maid could afford such courtly behaviour. — Его удивляло то, что простая деревенская девушка могла демонстрировать такие изящные манеры.

User translations

Verb

  1. 1.

    иметь возможность

    translation added by Alinka Vlasova
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  1. 1.

    позволить себе

    translation added by Евгений Жабаровский
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  2. 2.

    позволять

    translation added by Аида Ляува
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Collocations

afford a basis
основанием
afford a basis
служить опорой
afford an opportunity
давать/предоставлять возможность
afford an opportunity
предоставить возможность
afford cover
предоставлять убежище
afford ground for
давать основания для
afford ground for
предоставлять возможность
afford proof
представить доказательства
afford proofs
представить доказательства
we can ill afford the expense
мы с трудом можем позволить себе такой расход
we can well afford
мы вполне можем позволить себе
to afford asylum
предоставлять убежище
can ill afford
не может позволить себе
balanced afford
гармоничные усилия
afford logistical support
обеспечивать в материально-техническом обеспечении

Word forms

afford

verb
Basic forms
Pastafforded
Imperativeafford
Present Participle (Participle I)affording
Past Participle (Participle II)afforded
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I affordwe afford
you affordyou afford
he/she/it affordsthey afford
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am affordingwe are affording
you are affordingyou are affording
he/she/it is affordingthey are affording
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have affordedwe have afforded
you have affordedyou have afforded
he/she/it has affordedthey have afforded
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been affordingwe have been affording
you have been affordingyou have been affording
he/she/it has been affordingthey have been affording
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I affordedwe afforded
you affordedyou afforded
he/she/it affordedthey afforded
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was affordingwe were affording
you were affordingyou were affording
he/she/it was affordingthey were affording
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had affordedwe had afforded
you had affordedyou had afforded
he/she/it had affordedthey had afforded
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been affordingwe had been affording
you had been affordingyou had been affording
he/she/it had been affordingthey had been affording
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will affordwe shall/will afford
you will affordyou will afford
he/she/it will affordthey will afford
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be affordingwe shall/will be affording
you will be affordingyou will be affording
he/she/it will be affordingthey will be affording
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have affordedwe shall/will have afforded
you will have affordedyou will have afforded
he/she/it will have affordedthey will have afforded
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been affordingwe shall/will have been affording
you will have been affordingyou will have been affording
he/she/it will have been affordingthey will have been affording
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would affordwe should/would afford
you would affordyou would afford
he/she/it would affordthey would afford
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be affordingwe should/would be affording
you would be affordingyou would be affording
he/she/it would be affordingthey would be affording
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have affordedwe should/would have afforded
you would have affordedyou would have afforded
he/she/it would have affordedthey would have afforded
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been affordingwe should/would have been affording
you would have been affordingyou would have been affording
he/she/it would have been affordingthey would have been affording
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am affordedwe are afforded
you are affordedyou are afforded
he/she/it is affordedthey are afforded
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being affordedwe are being afforded
you are being affordedyou are being afforded
he/she/it is being affordedthey are being afforded
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been affordedwe have been afforded
you have been affordedyou have been afforded
he/she/it has been affordedthey have been afforded
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was affordedwe were afforded
you were affordedyou were afforded
he/she/it was affordedthey were afforded
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being affordedwe were being afforded
you were being affordedyou were being afforded
he/she/it was being affordedthey were being afforded
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been affordedwe had been afforded
you had been affordedyou had been afforded
he/she/it had been affordedthey had been afforded
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be affordedwe shall/will be afforded
you will be affordedyou will be afforded
he/she/it will be affordedthey will be afforded
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been affordedwe shall/will have been afforded
you will have been affordedyou will have been afforded
he/she/it will have been affordedthey will have been afforded