Saturday, January 16, 2021
(Chinese) Cannot Afford 不起
English: cannot afford
Simplified Script: 付不起
Traditional Script: Same
Part of Speech (动补式) verb complement
I cannot afford to pay so much.
The price is way above what we can afford.
Our electricity bills are higher than we can afford we must start to economize.
The price he asked for was beyond what I could pay.
The family were evicted from the apartment for failing to pay the rent.