I can't afford

I can't afford(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I can't pay)
a. no me puedo permitir
I can't afford to go out for dinner again this week.No me puedo permitir salir a cenar otra vez esta semana.
b. no me puedo permitir el lujo de
I can't afford to live around here, but I like to walk through the area.No me puedo permitir el lujo de vivir por acá, pero me gusta dar vueltas por el sector.
c. no puedo pagar
She asked me to be a bridesmaid, but I can't afford the dress.Me pidió ser dama de honor, pero no puedo pagar el vestido.
2. (I can't risk)
a. no me puedo permitir
I can't afford to get sick during final exams week.No me puedo permitir enfermarme durante la semana de exámenes finales.
b. no me puedo permitir el lujo de
I can't afford to be late even one more time or I might lose my job.No me puedo permitir el lujo de llegar tarde una vez más, o puedo perder mi trabajo.
3. (I don't have time)
a. no tengo tiempo
I can't afford to go out to lunch today. I have a ton of work to finish.Hoy no tengo tiempo para salir a almorzar. Tengo un montón de trabajo que acabar.
b. no dispongo
I can't afford the time to cook for myself.No dispongo de tiempo para cocinar para mí misma.
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