They couldn't afford to raise any objections even if they’d wanted to.
They can afford me no aid.
He could not afford to wait till the next day before seeing Thomasin and detailing his plan***
We cannot afford to drift.
By the end of eleven years, however, Mrs. Price could no longer afford to cher?ish pride or resentment, or to lose one connection that might possibly assist her.
Would the union help by lending money enough to provide a five-dollar stake for each volunteer who could not afford it?
A poor person cannot afford to get sick.
The fast-growing cities, moreover, afforded the largest public America had yet known for the appreciation of letters and arts, and greatly increased the chances for the discovery of talent in all fields.
此外，这些迅速扩大的城市使美国有史以 来最广泛的民众得以欣赏文学和艺术，并且大大地增加了 发现各方面才能的机会。
Then he had read newspaper reports of the stealthy goings and comings of rebel spies in our midst, and of their lurid purposes and their two or three startling achievements, till his imagination was all aflame on that subject.
后来他又看到报纸上报道叛军的间谍到 我们这边来潜伏活动的情况，以及他们那可怕的企图和两 三次轰动一时的成功，结果他的脑子里就把这个问题想入非非了。
And in addition he was aflame with democracy.
Perhaps it was…the mere accident of our having en?tered the school upon the same day, which set afloat the no?tion that we were brothers.
Stories were afloat of a mysterious figure being occasionally seen in some old overgrown trackway or other, remote from turnpike roads ...
“I cannot understand what is afoot unless I see for myself,” Churchill once said.
I suppose that was because they always used to put the biggest fool afore …
But I can’t help being afraid.
Mitch, though, was never afraid.
“I am afraid, Sergeant.” she said hurriedly, “that you’ ll have to go now.”
I am afraid the baronet, whose name you are unwilling to mention to me, has done you some grievous wrong?
Richard was a brave warrior. He was afraid of nothing，and no savage beast was more fond of fighting.
He felt that his life at school had been a failure. He wanted to start afresh.
After the African trip Jung was seized by a new urge.
He was after his favorite sport of squirrel shooting …
The big comfortable bedroom all seemed very great luxury af?ter the Guttingens.
Buck did not like it, but he bore up well to the work, taking pride in it after the manner of Dave.
…said he, as he returned from attending them to their carriage after the said din?ner visit.
If you make a bad shot and started one hog screaming, all the others would be after you.
You re going to be a very rich woman and all the sharks and the confidence tricksters and the rest of them will be after you.
Now, although Saum was rich and great, he was very unhappy； for he had no son to rule his kingdom after him.
What’s good for one is bad for another, and you won't know till after.
After they had crawled over that, they could stand up and proceed, bent over, behind its cover.
Then will I show sign after sign and portent after portent in the land of Egypt.
Our allies are the millions who hunger and thirst after righteousness.
I'm after bread.
“ Yes, I did, Mr. Lobbs. I did come after your daughter. I love her, Mr. Lobbs,” said Nathaniel.
I dare say he was in love with you after a fashion.
After all, it was he who was chiefly humiliated.
I began to feel that there was something after all in Ernest’s contention.
After all, we know what’s been done, and it's been according to contract and specifications.
After all, Joygopal is your husband.
After all, hadn't it been his own perennial scores upon scores of cockfights that had earned it?
The two perspiring ants decide that dried grasshopper legs are a poor sort of property after all.
After all, he had found the way to this place.
And after all, why was he here?