Learn English Vocabulary – Most Common Words in English – Lesson 21

In this free English vocabulary video lesson you’ll learn the most common English words and phrases for everyday life with the help of carefully chosen pictures and example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation – afford, afraid, I’m afraid, afternoon, afterward and afterwards.

 

afford /əˈfɔːrd/     verb (affords, affording, afforded)

  1. have enough money to buy something

e.g.    I don’t know how she can afford a new car.

  She can’t afford a holiday.

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  1. have enough time or ability to do something

e.g.    It was taking up more time than they could afford.

  Can we afford to stop by the library so I can return these books?

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afraid /əˈfreɪd/     adjective

If you are afraid of something, it makes you feel fear.

e.g.    Allen is not afraid of heights.

  Some people are afraid of snakes.

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I’m afraid

a polite way of saying that you are sorry

e.g.    I’m afraid I’m too tired to come visit you.

  I’m afraid I’ve broken your calculator.

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afternoon /ˌæftərˈnuːn/     noun

the time of day between noon and evening

e.g.    My baby usually sleeps in the afternoon.

  Yesterday afternoon they went shopping.

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afterward /ˈæftərwərd/     adverb

or afterwards /ˈæftərwərdz/   adverb

later

e.g.    Sarah had a swim and afterward she lay on the beach for a while.

  They watched a movie and afterward they played cards.

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