Translation: from spanish

a luxury I can't afford

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  • Luxury You Can Afford — Infobox Album Name = Luxury You Can Afford Type = album Artist = Joe Cocker Released = August 1978 Recorded = Genre = Blues rock, soft rock, pop rock Length = Label = Island Producer = Allen Toussaint Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia

  • luxury */ — I UK [ˈlʌkʃərɪ] / US [ˈlʌɡʒ(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈlʌkʃ(ə)rɪ] noun Word forms luxury : singular luxury plural luxuries 1) [countable] something expensive that you enjoy but do not really need She likes to have a few luxuries like fresh flowers. a)… …   English dictionary

  • luxury — lux|u|ry1 [ lʌgʒ(ə)ri, lʌkʃ(ə)ri ] noun * 1. ) uncount a situation in which you are very comfortable, with the best and most expensive things around you: They live a life of absolute luxury. a weekend in the luxury of one of New York s premier… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • luxury — noun 1 comfort and pleasure ADJECTIVE ▪ great, pure, sheer ▪ It was sheer luxury to step into a hot bath. ▪ ultimate ▪ the ultimate luxury of a sauna in your own home …   Collocations dictionary

  • luxury — n. 1) to enjoy (a) luxury (to enjoy the luxury of a hot bath) 2) to afford a luxury (can we afford the luxury of a second car?) 3) pure, sheer; unaccustomed luxury 4) luxury to + inf. (it was sheer luxury to relax on the beach = it was sheer… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • afford */*/*/ — UK [əˈfɔː(r)d] / US [əˈfɔrd] verb [transitive] Word forms afford : present tense I/you/we/they afford he/she/it affords present participle affording past tense afforded past participle afforded Get it right: afford: Afford is never followed by a… …   English dictionary

  • afford — af|ford [ ə fɔrd ] verb transitive *** 1. ) if you can afford something, you have enough money to be able to pay for it. This word always follows can, could, or be able to : I m not sure how they are able to afford such expensive vacations. We… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • luxury — [[t]lʌ̱kʃəri[/t]] ♦♦♦ luxuries 1) N UNCOUNT Luxury is very great comfort, especially among beautiful and expensive surroundings. By all accounts he leads a life of considerable luxury... She was brought up in an atmosphere of luxury and wealth.… …   English dictionary

  • afford — [[t]əfɔ͟ː(r)d[/t]] ♦♦♦ affords, affording, afforded 1) VERB If you cannot afford something, you do not have enough money to pay for it. [V n] My parents can t even afford a new refrigerator... [V n] The arts should be available to more people at… …   English dictionary

  • afford — verb ADVERB ▪ easily, well ▪ She can well afford to pay for herself. ▪ barely, hardly, ill, just, not really …   Collocations dictionary

  • can — I [[t]kən, STRONG kæn[/t]] MODAL USES ♦ (Can is a modal verb. It is used with the base form of a verb. The form cannot is used in negative statements. The usual spoken form of cannot is can t, pronounced [[t]kɑ͟ːnt, AM kæ̱nt[/t]].) 1) MODAL You… …   English dictionary


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