cant afford

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  • I cant afford it, dear boy; and it would put me off my own food for a week. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by George Bernard Shaw
  • Well, the single ones cant afford to indulge their affections the same as married people. Cited from Getting Married, by George Bernard Shaw
  • I cant afford to take care of myself; and theres an end of it. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by George Bernard Shaw
  • You know how delicate my feet is an how I cant afford to prennez a hazard with them. Cited from Dere Mable, by Edward Streeter
  • God be merciful to them -- I cant afford them no Relief. Cited from Prisoners of the Revolution, by Danske Dandridge
  • She cant afford to have him operated on. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by George Bernard Shaw
  • I cant afford to throw stones at anybody; and I dont pretend to. Cited from Fanny's First Play, by George Bernard Shaw
  • They darent be ill: they cant afford it. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by George Bernard Shaw
  • "But I've wagered on your heart against your word, and cant afford to lose; and there's a double reason for revoking for you!" Cited from The Egoist, by George Meredith
  • Why, says I, that's a notch above my mark, I guess it's too plagy dear for me, I cant afford it no how. Cited from The Clockmaker, by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  • I used to read the medical papers at first; but you know how soon a man drops that; besides, I cant afford them; and what are they after all but trade papers, full of advertisements? Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by George Bernard Shaw
  • But if you want to have the truth, I cant afford to say that I wont marry her, because I am too hard up to quarrel with the governor, who has set his heart on it. Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • He says he has no vices and is very economical, but that theres one extravagance he cant afford and yet cant resist; and that is dressing his wife prettily. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by George Bernard Shaw
  • We could see it meant a descent of 600/700 feet, or make a big circuit, which meant a lot of time and a big delay, and this we cant afford just now, so we decided on the descent into the valley. Cited from Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2, by Apsley Cherry-Garrard