I can't afford that
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I can't afford that(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. no puedo pagar eso
What about this car? It's just a little over your budget. - I can't afford that.¿Y este auto? Está por encima de tu presupuesto por solo un poco. - No puedo pagar eso.
b. no puedo permitir eso
I don't like telling my kids "I can't afford that" when they ask for toys at the store.No me gusta decirle a mis hijos "No puedo permitir eso" cuando me piden juguetes en las tiendas.
c. no puedo costear eso
Let's go to a fancy restaurant next time we meet up. - I can't afford that.Vayamos a un restaurante elegante la próxima vez que nos juntemos. - No puedo costear eso.
d. no está a mi alcance
Why are you even asking? You know I can't afford that.¿Por qué estás preguntando? Sabes que no está a mi alcance.
e. no puedo permitir ese gasto
Why is every light in the house on? I can't afford that.¿Por qué están encendidas todas las luces de la casa? No puedo permitir ese gasto.
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