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Sentence with the verb Afforded

1 example:

Taking to the cool Caribbean waters on Friday, the music mogul was in a carefree mood as he scythed through the surf on a jet-ski – one hand clutching the brake while he afforded himself a casual cigarette.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )


2 examples:

Could you have afforded another TV at a time like that?

SAMARRAI AT THE MADEJSKI STADIUM: Steve Clarke afforded himself a few smiles and who could blame him?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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75 examples:

They were afforded the opportunity to work for the government.

She certainly did take advantage of the lifestyle my success afforded her.

Opportunities of time vouchsafed by Heaven are not equal to advantages of situation afforded by the Earth, and advantages of situation afforded by the Earth are not equal to the union arising from the accord of Men. (Mencius)

So late as 1610, Galileo, a Florentine, discovered and introduced the use of telescopes, and by applying them to observe the motions and appearances of the heavenly bodies, afforded additional means for ascertaining the true structure of the universe.

I could have afforded it, but only just barely and it would have hurt.
(Forbes - Technology, )

However, in 2014 the Supreme Court cut back on the protections afforded to IRAs.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

CRAIG HOPE AT ST JAMES' PARK: Rooney was afforded star billing at St James’ Park.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Minjee Lee didn’t get the dousing with champagne often afforded a winner on the LPGA Tour.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Kathryn Bertine's documentary details the unfair treatment afforded to women's professional cycling.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The role afforded Steve an ideal opportunity that he never imagined could exist in Corporate America.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

But members of the public were afforded a few brief glimpses of the newest member of the House of Windsor.
(CBC News - World, )

Plain white backgrounds now take the place of a bit of personalization that has long been afforded to users.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

On Monday night, Howard Webb was afforded an opportunity to talk us through how it feels to referee huge games.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan have been afforded little kindness as they go to the firing squad in Indonesia.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

We demand to be treated with the respect of a vehicle and to be afforded equal protection of the laws of the road.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

This means that legally married gay couples will be afforded the same federal health benefits as heterosexual couples.
(Fox News - Health, )

Hospital officials in Clermont-Ferrand argue that the patients should be afforded the same pleasures as everyone else.
(NBC News, )

Robin van Persie is making the most of a three-week break afforded to him by new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

However, this has begun to change because of the unprecedented precision and clarity afforded by single-molecule measurements.
(Nature Methods, )

A woman who was kidnapped and killed by her ex-husband "could have been afforded greater protection", a report is expected to say.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The trendy offense often puts quarterback on the run, eliminating QB protections afforded by NFL rules and putting him in harm's way.
(Sam Farmer in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Instead, it was Gloucester who were afforded that luxury, in defeat, as James Hook's brilliant foray made a score for lock Tom Savage.
(The Independent - Sport, )

A new study had researchers seeking answers to why the therapeutic benefit afforded by SSRIs was so limited in children and teenagers.
(Science Daily - News, )

There was no fairytale final winner but after 20 titles and over 4,300 victories the retiring AP McCoy was afforded a hero's farewell.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Robin van Persie has been afforded three weeks off by Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and won't join the squad on their trip to America.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The previous 17 months at Liverpool have been all about the opportunity that has been afforded to Sturridge and the way in which he has grasped it.
(The Independent - Football, )

Well, it seems like a Champions League break in Spain has now afforded the new Manchester United boss the time to enjoy his predecessor’s memoirs.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Notably, VRC01-LS mediated protection superior to that afforded by VRC01 against intrarectal infection with simian–human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV).
(Nature, )

Yeezus fans who didn't manage to get their hands on the original Yeezy Boost trainers are being afforded a second chance when a new style drops next month.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

IAN LADYMAN AT THE ETIHAD STADIUM: Liverpool's late capitulation against Crystal Palace afforded City some vital breathing space and Brendan Rodgers knew it.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Luis Suarez was afforded a hero's welcome on his return to Anfield and won a second-half penalty in front of the Kop in the Liverpool All-Star charity match.
(The Independent - Football, )

Aitor Karanka says he wants to emulate the success of Steve McClaren at Middlesbrough – but admits he won’t be afforded the funds his predecessor enjoyed.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will expand pre-airport screening to the general public, a perk presently only afforded to some frequent fliers.
(UPI - Science News, )

An unusual opportunity is afforded by three decades of individual-based data collected from a declining population of Antarctic fur seals in the South Atlantic.
(Nature, )

Here, the authors use the perfect global phase matching afforded by supersymmetry for mode conversion and mode division multiplexing in highly multimoded systems.
(Nature Communications, )

The self-assembly of organic molecules and transition-metal ions afforded a well-defined, world's largest spherical molecule just by mixing the starting materials.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers have compared the relative safety afforded by two 1930-vintage leather football helmets and 10 modern football helmets during impacts to players' heads.
(Science Daily - News, )

Here we employ the exquisite control afforded by state-of-the-art superconducting quantum circuits to investigate topological properties of various quantum systems.
(Nature, )

As feature backs and receivers have become increasingly scarce on the B.C. Lions, lesser luminaries have emerged from the shadows and been afforded a chance to shine.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Despite the many health, income and retirement benefits afforded veterans, the immediate families of enlisted soldiers' spouses are especially vulnerable financially.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

A number of Tube drivers in London are at the beginning of a 24-hour walkout in anger at the lack of “respect and dignity” the union says its drivers are afforded.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Planning for the future is a luxury not afforded to Tim Sherwood at Tottenham but, come the end of the month, he should at least have a clearer idea of his job prospects.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

This Supreme Court ruling could change how some individuals decide to bequest assets to their heirs because of the lack of creditor protections afforded in the inherited IRA.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Rio Ferdinand will be afforded as much time as he needs to decide on whether he wishes to return to Queens Park Rangers this season after the loss of his wife Rebecca to cancer.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Six months into his time at Manchester United and Louis van Gaal already believes he has reason to be grateful after the unwavering backing afforded to him by the club's supporters.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Were England not in such a complete and utter mess they might have afforded themselves a smile at Australia’s travails so far in this World Cup – but, they are, so they can’t.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

For Hearts, one year to the day since the club’s relegation from the Premiership saw Robbie Neilson and his Championship- winning players afforded a rare guard of honour at Ibrox.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Clark v. Rameker, stated that inherited IRAs are not “retirement funds” and, therefore, lack the creditor protections afforded under federal law.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

People everywhere are afforded the freedom to enter mutually beneficial relations, without an army of mediators that limit choices and boost the price of different products and services.
(Forbes - Business, )

Americans are afforded a privilege which, while not rare on Earth, is certainly unavailable to billions of other Earthlings: We’re allowed to vote for those who represent us in government.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Roy Hodgson thanked the people of Manaus for the fabulous welcome they afforded England but his players had to abandon a stroll in the park yesterday because they were mobbed by well wishers.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

They varied dramatically in seriousness, the severity of the punishment, and in significance, but they share one feature: Attention from the west not normally afforded to Asian legal matters.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

The CRM software company marked the 10th anniversary of its incorporation on July 4, a milestone not afforded to every startup that sets up shop in the tumultuous turnover zone of Silicon Valley.
(ZDNet US, )

Cristiano Ronaldo has demanded Louis van Gaal be afforded time to shape Manchester United, just like Sir Alex Ferguson got early in his reign and predicts the Dutchman will eventually win the title.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The film was rather unusual in that rather than being a hagiography or even a critical history, it was the story of the former Prime Minister's very last years and the state funeral he was afforded.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

As the #GamerGate controversy continues to divide its community, a group of men has rallied together in solidarity with female gamers, in a thoughtful video explaining the privileges afforded by their gender.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Current Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis broke barriers by being the first person of color to star in the franchise, but the former soccer player doesn't think the same right should be afforded to gays or bisexuals.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

The Associated Press reported she was found on the second floor; the New York Times said she was found in a Muslim prayer room in the basement of the building, which afforded her oxygen and enough space to stand up.
(Susan Denley in Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Her successful return to the music scene after a five-year absence has been rubberstamped by the warm reception afforded latest album Sheezus – and Lily Allen admits her latest offering has a surprise fan in Rihanna.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

New insights are afforded into the role of vibrational processes immediately following light absorption in charge-transfer molecules and a recipe for efficient ‘vibrational control’ of electron transfer is proposed.
(Nature Chemistry, )

It may be a superstitious decision, but following David Moyes' disastrous season in charge of Manchester United, it has been confirmed that the next manager, Louis van Gaal, will not be afforded a banner at Old Trafford's Stretford End.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Your faithful social scribe has, over the past nearly 20 years, been afforded such marvelous opportunities as meeting royals, hobnobbing with movie stars and captains of industry, attending fabulous galas, restaurant openings and the like.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

President Barack Obama asked Congress for new powers to wage military operations against the Islamic State militant group, kicking off a renewed national debate over the scope of wartime powers that should be afforded to the commander-in-chief.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Late-night TV hosts may have afforded Toronto Mayor Rob Ford some privacy on Wednesday when he announced his leave of absence to deal with substance abuse issues, but the embattled mayor's troubles were fair game for comic fodder the next night.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

A New York judge has granted the legal right of habeas corpus to two chimpanzees being held at a biomedical research facility, a decision that animal rights activists have hailed as the first time chimps have been afforded the status of legal “persons”.
(The Independent - World News, )

Londoners always make the most of the brief spell of sunshine afforded to them: cycling instead of taking the tube; walking instead of hopping on the bus; wearing shorts to work; invading any green space for a picnic; and drinking exclusively in beer gardens.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

The incident was brought to my attention by the child’s mother, Amy Harsch, who was understandably upset that her son was forced to take off with none of the safety restraint protections afforded all the other passengers and crew in the event of an emergency.
(Forbes - Business, )

Part of the reason Lenovo was able to strike this super-thin pose with the Yoga 3 Pro, is its hinge design but also the fact that its internal specs, while plenty powerful, afforded Lenovo the ability to achieve good thermal characteristics despite very tight chassis constraints.
(Forbes - Technology, )

More land and sea than ever before has been afforded protected area status and it is possible this will increase further as areas of ocean and territorial waters are so designated.I have always maintained we risk doing more harm than good if we blithely interfere with natural systems.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Under the tax law, taxpayers are afforded favorable treatment when instead of selling appreciated property, they “exchange” it for other property; the idea being that the taxpayer has not cashed out its investment in the property, but rather simply changed the form of the investment.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

He had big shoes to fill as a hasty replacement for sacked leading man Charlie Sheen, but the warmth afforded his introduction man has given Ashton Kutcher the opportunity to star alongside pregnant fiancée Mila Kunis in a new episode – and have a crack at the expense of their old show.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

The largest study to date of recent military and veteran suicides has identified two high-risk groups of former troops who are generally ineligible for the psychiatric care afforded to all others who served: those forced out of the military for misconduct and those who enlisted but were quickly...
(Alan Zarembo in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Parents seeking to protect their children are often aware of concerns such as cyberbullying and adolescents making inappropriate social media posts, but remain uninformed about the grave danger of easy access to illegal drugs facilitated by the protection afforded by the anonymous nature of the Internet.
(Forbes - Technology, )

It follows Viv’s life from childhood through to the present, taking in her youthful passion for music, wild teenage years, discovery of boys and sex, the punk years, the break-up of The Slits, the wilderness years, the reprieve afforded by film school and her new career as a director, desperate attempts to have a baby, illness, survival, and resurrection as a singer.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The IRS has recently afforded those indicating a desire to opt out of the OVDP with the opportunity to provide a “reasonable cause letter” explaining why they should be subjected to some lesser penalty than as set forth in the OVDP. The decision to opt out must take into account all relevant facts and circumstances as well as the possibility of expansive IRS discretion to perform examinations over a period including more than the eight tax years covered by the OVDP. However, expansion of an examination beyond the most recent eight tax years for those opting out of the OVDP presently seems unlikely.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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