Business Dictionary :
Affluent, Afford, AFL - CIO and Afraid
Affluent : adjective : very rich
• We live in an affluent society. Afford
: to be able to pay or buy
• We could not afford the cost of two telephones.NOTE
• The company cannot afford the time to train new staff.
: only used after can, cannot, could, could not, able to AFL - CIO
= AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR• CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS : an organization linking US trade unions Afraid
: sorry because something has happened
• I am afraid there are no seats left on the flight to Amsterdam.NOTE
• We are afraid your order has been lost in the post.
: only used after to be From Affluent to HOME PAGE