- v. present participle of afford.
“Our nation's legislators are not doing their job in affording the same protections for business account holders that they do for consumer account holders," says Litan.”
“Well, having the largest economy confers an advantages in affording a very large military, and having a very large military was useful in the era of great power military conflicts.”
“I also understand fully the problems that those MPs with constituencies outside London have in affording accommodation in London whilst Parliament is in session.”
“Nevertheless, there are clear lessons that can be drawn from the British experience – especially in affording the police greater investigative latitude and in accepting some compromise of privacy in exchange for a greater security.”
“This variation in the licensed areas was a wholly unnecessary complication of the gold law, the difference in cost being inconsiderable, and the difference in title affording untold possibilities of lawsuits.”
“The many angry voices of the ocean , the foremost in affording aid to the shipwrecked seamen was a crippled lady,”
“Then, this state of nerves is most frequently to be relieved by care in affording them a pleasant view, a judicious variety as to flowers, * and pretty things.”
“Jane's intimate friends were not ignorant of the embarrassed state of her religious feelings; nor were they backward in affording to her the direction and encouragement she seemed to require.”
“As at the conclusion of the eighteenth century, the English unlocked their hospitable store, for the relief of those driven from their homes by political revolution; so now they were not backward in affording aid to the victims of a more wide-spreading calamity.”
“He charges them with the abuse of the means of grace they enjoyed, and the opposition they gave to God's designs in affording them those means, v. 12.”
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