Celebrating 16 Years
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In what context, can I use ill afford?
Can I say it in the following?
You can ill afford to hire that tutor for your kids.
May 21 2008 10:41:13
Yes, as in "he's too expensive"
May 21 2008 10:42:55
I didn't expect the answer to be so specific. Thanks, anyway.
By the way, is it possible that the tutor has a poor track record?
May 21 2008 10:48:05
Yes. He would be too risky.
May 21 2008 10:54:05
May 21 2008 10:56:35
A lot of usage is financial, but not everything:
May 21 2008 10:57:35
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