German English Dictionary

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leisten in English:

1. afford


She affords cake and milk to our house. The round-the-world trip afforded me unforgettable experiences.
I never for a moment imagined I'd be able to afford to live in such a fancy house.
Whenever she goes shopping, she ends up buying more than she can afford.
I can afford
Don't get upset about small things. Try to think of things like a rich person who can afford not to argue.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
We must consider the question of whether we can afford such huge sums for armaments.
By pooling their money, they were able to afford a new computer for the office.
It was a purchase which he could not possibly afford.
We don't give discounts, the woman said sternly. "Regardless how small. Now, please take off the suit if you can't afford it."
Since neither one of us could afford to take the other to the movies, we went Dutch.
I can't afford it. afford to pay something. affordable. be able to afford something
He took a job abroad with an insurance company and earned so much that he could afford to retire aged 37.
With his characteristic sense of humour he told our Japanese hosts that when he was growing up his family was poor and had to survive on rabbit meat but at least they could afford a fork! Mr.
B1 to have enough money to buy something or enough time to do something: I can't afford a new computer. [+ to do sth] Can we afford to go away? Can we afford it? (Czy stać nas na to?)

English word "leisten"(afford) occurs in sets:

B1 Zertifikate