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单词释义
v.负担得起,提供,买得起,(有时间)做,能做,承担得起(后果),给予
其他怎么记补充/纠错
谐音记忆我付得(起) → 优秀,付担得起,不要父母帮忙买房,大声说,我付的,买得起 → afford vt.买得起 …………
词性拓展记忆 / 词形拓展记忆
原形:afford第三人称单数:affords过去式:afforded过去分词:afforded现在分词:affording
词根记忆 / 词缀记忆
afford买得起(af+ford拿出=一再拿出{钱}=买得起)
ab-,ac-,ad-,af-,ag-,an-,ap-,ar-,as-,at-等加在同辅音字母的词根前,表示”一再”等加强意
accelerate加速(ac+celer速度=一再增加速度) …………
词组和短语补充/纠错
afford to 负担得起
afford tuition fees 支付学费
afford to do sth. 有能力做某事
afford to do 负担得起
afford home ownership 负担得起房屋所有权
I'm afraid I can't afford it. 恐怕我买不起
cannot afford to do ... 无法负担...
cannot afford sth. 买不起某物
afford toys 买得起玩具
can afford sth. 能负担得起某事
can afford to do sth. 有能力做某事
can afford something 买得起东西
can't afford time for ... 没时间...
单词例句
I can't afford it.
我买不起它。
The work will afford you a chance of promotion.
这个工作将会为你提供晋升的机会。
It's too expensive for him to afford.
这对他来说太贵了,他买不起。
Experts also said it remains to be seen whether Xiaomi can really afford the capital and time needed for the cash-intensive smart car business, given that a string of Chinese companies that had entered the segment faced severe financial difficulties, with some even going bankrupt.
专家们还表示,小米是否真的能负担得起现金密集型智能汽车业务所需的资金和时间,还有待观察,因为一系列进入该领域的中国公司面临着严重的财务困难,有些公司甚至破产。
"As a larger percentage of the Chinese population can afford premium and super-premium beers, the profitability pool will expand," said the CEO.
这位首席执行官表示:“随着越来越多的中国人能够负担得起优质和超优质啤酒,盈利能力将扩大。”。
FlectoThink ramps up innovations focusing on sleep economy"Wouldn't be great if ordinary people could afford the latest tech gadgets? "
FlectoThink加大了专注于睡眠经济的创新力度“如果普通人能买得起最新的科技产品,那不是很好吗?”
No company could afford to miss out on these opportunities, he said.
他说,任何公司都不能错过这些机会。
BEIJING — The Chinese market has proven to be a reliable earnings engine many multinational firms cannot afford to lose or even neglect in a tough time, as the latest financial reports from many world-renowned brands have revealed.
北京——正如许多世界知名品牌的最新财务报告所显示的那样,中国市场已被证明是一个可靠的盈利引擎,许多跨国公司在艰难时期不能失去甚至忽视它。
The Chinese market has proven to be a reliable engine many multinational firms cannot afford to lose or even neglect in a tough time, as the latest financial reports of many world-renowned brands have revealed.
正如许多世界知名品牌的最新财务报告所揭示的那样,中国市场已被证明是许多跨国公司在艰难时期无法失去甚至忽视的可靠引擎。
"With Koch in back, we can afford to focus on a long-term, or a decade, plan for companies around the world to help with their digital transformation," he added.
According to Yifan Recruitment, each year millions of patients with serious illnesses seek help from society on Waterdrop Inc's crowdfunding platform for people with severe diseases, because they cannot afford medical expenses, with more than one-third of the platform's users being cancer patients.
Some of the patients have developed resistance to drugs on market, or hope to try the latest therapies, but they cannot afford the high costs.
It is reasonable to assume many people will likely have the means to afford luxury products in the future.
Jason Yu, managing director of Kantar Worldpanel China, said self-owned manufacturing capacity will afford more control and reduce logistics costs as well as improve efficiency.
Imported bionic hands are priced between 300,000 yuan ($42,900) and 500,000 yuan each and few among the disabled can afford them, said Liu Jianhua, vice chairman of the Shanghai Foundation for Disabled Persons.
Deer Jet, the largest business jet operator in Asia, said that as novel coronavirus outbreak spreads across Europe, market demand from Chinese passengers who can afford to fly from Europe to China on chartered business jets has been vigorous.
"For consumers who previously couldn't afford to buy luxury items outright, they now have an alternative to access them within their financial capability via our platform," Liu said.
"Compared with buying items at a store, clothes rental services will allow women to update their looks more frequently and wear more dresses that they could not afford to buy.
"These suits represent a sizeable investment, but Chinese consumers have shown that they possess a very fine appreciation for the craftsmanship and the quality of the fabrics, and the comfort they afford.
Some abandoned treatment due to inability to afford medical expenses and became paralyzed, which exacerbated their poverty, the office noted.
However, a renter must earn $34.69 per hour to afford market rent for a two-bedroom home.
The extension "is intended to afford consumers across America the necessary time to transition away from Huawei equipment, given the persistent national security and foreign policy threat," the Commerce Department said in a statement.
"Collins also took his time to call out Amazon, eBay and Walmart for not being present, saying they cannot afford to "hide from this discussion".
"Many African countries can hardly afford the cost of projects taken by companies from advanced countries.
Wang's dream is to "create a Chinese men's clothing brand with taste" and the target customers are male professionals in the 26-40 age-group who can afford suits priced 1,000 yuan to 8,000 yuan each.
Loo said that the top 20 percent of the 24 million Shanghai residents can more than afford to pay for treatment at the hospital, and many of them now have commercial insurance.
Cong Guojun, co-founder of Zhongnuo Puhui, said the company hopes to leverage financial tools so that more Chinese families will be able to afford the insurance program.
A better bet would be to make space available in preserved historical buildings for food courts instead of leasing the premises to high-end restaurants that only few can afford.
Trained educators are able to instruct business founders who are not able to afford premises to have an online platform, he said.
E-commerce provides people who can't afford setting up premises and infrastructure for doing business with opportunity to start an online business, said Mbanzabugabo.
Compared with 20 years ago, customers in China today attach more importance to quality over price, and the middle-income bracket would like to buy the best they can afford, he said.
Recent high steel mill profitability has also allowed producers to afford steep premiums for higher grade ores, leading to an even greater difference in price across varying grades.
"My family couldn't afford regular meals.
"What's more, being a sharer allows me to wear glamorous dresses that I cannot afford to buy outright.
"The "thousand-layered"-it is a gross exaggeration of the actual 30-40 layers-handmade cotton shoes were a luxury only the rich and the powerful could afford in the past.
Compared with buying items in a store, clothes rental services will allow women to update their looks more frequently and wear more dresses that they could not afford to buy.
Before, he had struggled to afford seeds and fertilizer, but with the company's help he was harvesting 3 metric tons of cotton, earning almost $500 in that year.
Lee said that large volume users such as fast-food chains can't afford to use paper straws because the cost is four times that of plastic straws.
Faced with delays and industrial action on UK trains, the source told The Times, "The government cannot afford to stuff this up.
Faced with delays and industrial action on UK trains, the source told The Times, “the government cannot afford to stuff this up”, adding, “unfortunately, they appear to be tendering a contract which is proving far from easy to bid for.
The public has called on regulators to set rules on an unified process and time limit for users to get refunds, and require firms to keep independent bank accounts to ensure they can afford them.
Yu said that during one capital crisis, he couldn't even afford a bottle of orange juice.
"I can't afford a Montblanc, so I thought Lamy will be a nice substitute.
"I am tremendously excited about the opportunities that this transaction will afford to our business, customers and staff," said Aloisio Parente, CEO of GMID.
This time, the adjustment range is moderate, and it is suitable for what the public can afford and also takes into consideration the potential profits of distributors," Li said.
However, due to the ever-growing housing prices, they can only afford to rent a house in the short term, thus providing us a good opportunity to develop our business in China," said Tan.
They cannot afford to buy a new one because she is the only breadearner.
"Many young talents are flooding into first-tier cities for the expanding job market, however, due to ever-growing housing prices, they can only afford to rent a house for a short period," said Chen Zhishang, managing director of Ascott China.
"Our aim is to make every family in Africa afford the DTV, and share benefits of the DTV," said Chen.
"I'm not the one who developed the PBS technology, but I want to be the one who makes it possible for common people to afford it," Yu said.
With a commercial vehicle that becomes a critical part of the business, you cannot afford to have that anxiety.
"The Chinese market is so big that we cannot afford to lose.
"The whole world is looking at the Chinese market, so we can't afford to ignore it," he said.
E-commerce and online payments in Southeast Asia, for instance, stood out in a land of opportunities that they could not afford to miss, Chu noted.
"Previously, we could not afford good feeds and our livestock has not got enough nutrition.
This will cause great damage to the interests of US companies, and the companies cannot afford to abandon China's huge market, Li said.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization, said during a panel discussion that decoupling and fragmentation are something that the world simply cannot afford to have.
So, decoupling and fragmentation are something that the world simply cannot afford to have," she added.
"So, decoupling and fragmentation is something that the world simply cannot afford to have.
A builder of the high-speed rail and a unit of State-owned China Railway Construction Corp, CR24 said that once operational, the new line will afford trains to run between Shanghai and Nanjing, Jiangsu province, journeying 279 kilometers at up to 350 kilometers per hour and stopping in eight cities along the way.
At the same time, it also needs to consider that enterprises can afford labor cost rise in its sustainable development, Su added.
Many seniors who have enjoyed the fruits of reform and opening-up have accumulated personal wealth and are able to afford old-age care.
"Observers have said that no matter how much political and popular outrage was stirred up by Meng's extradition case in both countries, Canadian businesses simply cannot afford to cut ties with China.
Mention e-commerce and one cannot afford to miss Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, whose innovative array of gameplays is definitely rewriting China's, and even the world's, retail playbook.
If the client cannot afford to do that, the lender sells the securities to try to recoup the funds it is owed.
Fidelity's wellness survey found that residents in the Chinese mainland seldom spend more than they can afford, with only 4 percent of respondents claiming they spend beyond their means.
"In the past, there were no foreign foods on hotpot menus and even if there were, we also could not afford them," said Wang.
"Now they are already here and we can also afford them.
With a monthly salary of 3,000 to 4,000 yuan, Li can not only afford medical treatment for her husband, she can also support their son's studies in vocational school.
But, her family could not afford the surgery to help restore her vision.
"We haven't seen any 'quitting from China market' trend among foreign companies so far, and the reason is obvious-China has become a key market globally that they can't afford to lose," Yao said.
China is ready to help more countries get access to and be able to afford the vaccines, help countries eventually overcome the epidemic, and make China's contribution to safeguarding the lives, health and safety of people in the region and around the world.
Global investors, including US-based ones, cannot "afford to miss Chinese companies" as they seek quality stocks with strong growth prospects for the companies concerned, said David Chin, head of investment bank in Asia-Pacific for UBS, the Swiss bank.
Meanwhile, it can also afford services for over 1,400 homeowners in surrounding residential communities such as Wanlong City and Hengxing Famous Mansion, she said.
While the US is eager to reduce its reliance on imported solar panels, it cannot afford to wait for domestic supplies if it does not want to delay the clean energy revolution for several years, he said.
"People's overall ability to afford better medical solutions and products in Southeast Asia is catching up, thanks to improved public healthcare insurance services, a stronger economy and a bigger high-income group.
"We can't afford to waste a single day at the base," Zhang said, explaining that the climate conditions of the base allow them to grow two or three seasons of corn a year, which speeds up the research process a lot.
Second, the nation should increase financial support to help homebuyers afford better living spaces, and reduce non-market-oriented restrictive housing purchase policies.
Experts said the young generation can afford the expense of digital music content, as expenditure on digital songs or albums is much less than purchasing physical records in the past.
The majority may not be able to afford such a house, but they enjoy the photos and stories.
"An avocado used to cost 15 to 20 yuan ($2.35 to $3.13) about five years ago, but the price is around 10 yuan nowadays," said Li Xue, who found the tropical fruit "kind of expensive" before but now "easy to afford", International Business Daily reported.
Furthermore, developers that bid for land years ago at a comparatively low cost could afford larger home price cuts, disadvantaging developers who may have purchased land recently at high prices, Li said.
Qi admitted she felt more anxious than others as she considers her family as one with modest means that may not be able to afford good tutors, let alone hiring the latter for expensive one-on-one long-term private tutoring.
"The added significance given to government-subsidized rental housing is meant to end the current situation where newcomers in a city can't afford to buy an apartment or find a place good enough for renting," said Yu Xiaofen, vice-president of the Zhejiang University of Technology, who is also the dean of the Chinese Academy of Housing and Real Estate at the university.
How much of the old normal does an organization really want, or can really afford, to have back?
Such options have made it more convenient for diners who cannot afford time for an official dinner in brick-and-mortar restaurants.
"In this way, we are truly achieving the goal of 'enabling patients to access the drug, use the drug and afford the drug'," said Liu Zhefeng, deputy head of the Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Pilot Zone Administration.
"However, not all patients can afford the medical expenses.
Previously, high research and development costs and patent-related issues meant that enterprises could not afford to sell medical devices at lower prices even though demand was high.
Lin said last year had been "super hard", so she wanted to give herself the best items she could afford.
Hui Jianqiang, head of research at Beijing Zhongfang-Yanxie Technology Service Ltd, believes that rental housing is an ideal solution for newcomers to a city as they cannot afford the existing high home prices.
Both such groups cannot afford to buy a home, and hence leasing is a more preferable option for them.
At the same time, they should also help people who cannot afford to buy homes with leasing services, said Hui Jianqiang, head of research with Beijing Zhongfang-Yanxie Technology Service Ltd.
"With higher disposable incomes, more Chinese families are able to afford housekeeping services.
"He said that in the past, only wealthy young people could afford to buy consoles and high-end PCs to take part in gaming.
Nearly 70 percent of new graduates said they can only afford monthly home rents below 2,000 yuan ($285).
"Most gaming companies can't afford to offer free-to-play games without in-app purchases.
A typical consumer in a lockdown situation would think along these lines, he said: "If I can't afford a car or house, at least let me treat myself to an ice cream, which can make me happy.
The Spring Festival holiday is traditionally a warm-up season for housing, especially in third-and fourth-tier cities, as some buyers who cannot afford a house in big cities where they work may turn to their hometown instead.
However, 85 percent of patients had delayed treatment because their families thought memory loss was natural among seniors and weren't alerted, and 50 percent of patients didn't get timely treatment because their families were not able to afford the time, energy or money.
"Without money, our hands are tied; we have no choice but to sell our pigs because we can't afford the swine feed," said Zhao, owner of Jinxing Breed Company in Pingdingshan city of central China's Henan province.
"The whole industry is transformed because of the amount of people we have in China who are now able to afford a basic protein every day," he said.
"Many small-and medium-sized drinking water companies can't afford to spend much on advertising," Li said.
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四级Generally, young women have had growing success in the paid labor market since 1960 and hence might increasingly be expected to be able to afford to live independently of their parents.

一般来说,自1960年以来,年轻妇女在有报酬的劳动力市场上取得了越来越大的成功,因此,人们可能越来越期望她们能够独立于父母生活。

2019年6月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

六级The message to young people who might not otherwise be able to afford to break into the business is, "You can purchase this $3 million piece of land here, because I'm guaranteeing you today you'll have 1, 000 Bison on it."

对年轻人来说,如果不是这样的话,他们可能无法进入这个行业,“你可以在这里购买这片价值300万美元的土地,因为我向你保证,今天你会有1000头野牛。”

2019年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

考研When the competitive environment pushed our ancestors to achieve that potential, they could in turn afford more education.

当竞争环境促使我们的祖先实现这一潜力时,他们反过来可以负担得起更多的教育。

2009年考研阅读原文

六级And the New Yorkers who spent a bundle on an outdoor hot tub now admit they rarely use it, because we can’t afford to heat it in winter.

纽约人花了一大笔钱买了一个室外热水浴盆,现在他们承认他们很少使用它,因为我们负担不起冬天的取暖费用。

2016年12月听力原文

四级To those Americans for whom money is a concern, my advice is simple: Buy what you can afford, and cook it yourself.

对那些关心金钱的美国人来说,我的建议很简单:买你能买得起的,自己煮。

2015年12月阅读原文

高考It was also much more than we could afford, but far less than the original asking price.

这也超出了我们的承受能力,但远低于最初的要价。

2015年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

高考She ran at the school championships barefooted because she couldn't afford shoes.

她光着脚参加学校锦标赛,因为她买不起鞋。

2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

高考The poor could hardly afford school education.

穷人几乎负担不起学校教育。

2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

四级They can only afford small apartments.

他们只能买得起小公寓。

2017年6月阅读原文

四级Once driverless cars are actually for sale, the early adopters will be the people who can afford to buy them.

一旦无人驾驶汽车真正上市销售,早期采用者将是有能力购买的人。

2016年6月阅读原文

四级The implication is a sharp decline in global trade, which has plunged partly because oilproducing nations can't afford to import as much as they used to.

这意味着全球贸易将急剧下降,部分原因是产油国不能像过去那样大量进口石油。

2016年12月阅读原文

四级Most people couldn't afford to do otherwise.

大多数人都负担不起这样做。

2015年12月阅读原文

四级Politicians who thoughtlessly promoted home-ownership for those who could not afford it?

那些轻率地为那些买不起房子的人推销房屋所有权的政客们?

2013年6月阅读原文

四级Rather, with incomes decreasing and insecure jobs, unhappy couples often couldn't afford to divorce.

相反,随着收入的下降和工作的不安全,不幸福的夫妇往往无力离婚。

2012年6月阅读原文

四级Few people can afford it without working hard.

很少有人不努力工作就能负担得起。

2011年12月阅读原文

四级Pay has always been the biggest deterrent, as people with families often feel they cannot afford the drop in salary when moving to a university job.

工资一直是最大的威慑因素,因为有家庭的人往往觉得他们无法承受大学工作时工资的下降。

2010年12月阅读原文

四级Well, I guess I'd sell my watch or computer or do some odd jobs till I could afford a return plane ticket.

嗯,我想我会卖掉手表或电脑,或者做些零工,直到我买得起回程机票。

2011年6月听力原文

四级And my university classmates are arranging a trip to vi sit our old campus, and I'd love to go with them, but I can't afford both.

我的大学同学正在安排一次去老校园的旅行,我很想和他们一起去,但两个我都负担不起。

2019年12月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section B

四级The implication is a sharp decline in global trade, which has plunged partly because oil-producing nations can't afford to import as much as they used to.

这意味着全球贸易将急剧下降,部分原因是产油国无法承担过去那样多的进口。

2016年12月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

六级University education is becoming attractive to students who can afford it.

大学教育对负担得起的学生越来越有吸引力。

2016年12月阅读原文

六级They can afford to choose easier majors in order to enjoy themselves.

为了享受生活,他们可以选择更容易的专业。

2015年12月阅读原文

六级They cannot afford the time and expenses of rearing children.

他们负担不起抚养孩子的时间和费用。

2013年12月阅读原文

六级They cannot afford the high tuition.

他们付不起高昂的学费。

2011年6月阅读原文

六级He cannot afford to have a coffee break.

他喝不起咖啡休息。

2013年6月听力原文

六级He can't afford to go traveling yet.

他还没有钱去旅行。

2012年12月听力原文

六级If you can afford to buy prestige, that's your choice.

如果你买得起prestige,那就是你的选择。

2018年6月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

六级Meanwhile, pupils arrive at school hungry because their families can't afford breakfast.

与此同时,学生们饿着肚子来到学校,因为他们的家人买不起早餐。

2019年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

六级Over the next few months, I realized not only could I not afford my dream school, I couldn't even afford the ones where I'd been accepted.

在接下来的几个月里,我意识到我不仅负担不起我梦想中的学校,甚至连我被录取的学校都负担不起。

2018年6月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

考研Vanity is a constant; people will only start shopping more sustainably when they can’t afford not to.

虚荣是永恒的;人们只有在买不起东西的时候才会开始更可持续地购物。

2013年考研阅读原文

考研Vanity is a constant; people will only start shopping more sustainability when they can't afford not to.

虚荣是永恒的;人们只有在负担不起的时候才会开始更可持续地购物。

2013年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

六级He cannot afford to have a coffee break

他喝不起咖啡休息

2013年6月听力原文

六级They cannot afford the time and expenses of rearing children

他们负担不起抚养孩子的时间和费用

2013年12月阅读原文

六级The message to young people who might not otherwise be able to afford to break into the business is," ' You can purchase this $ 3 million piece of land here, because I'm guaranteeing you today you'll have 1 ,000 bison on it. '

2019年12月六级真题(第3套)

六级Many Europeans now apparently view the U. S. the way many Americans view Mexico-as a cheap place to vacation, shop and party, all while ignoring the fact that the poorer locals can’t afford to join the merrymaking.

2008年6月英语六级真题

四级Women who cannot afford to throw away clothing in this way, waste hours of their time altering the dresses they have.

1993年6月大学英语四级(CET-4)真题

四级But cats can afford to have long periods of inactivity because they spend little time eating and are unlikely to be attacked while they sleep.

1994年1月大学英语四级(CET-4)真题

四级Moreover, they cannot afford to sleep too long or too deeply, because their survival depends on their ability to run away from attackers.

1994年1月大学英语四级(CET-4)真题

四级Where many businesses compete for the customers’ dollar, they cannot afford to treat them like inferiors or slaves.

1999年1月大学英语四级(CET-4)真题

四级One husband said, “Marge and I decided after careful consideration that for her to go back to work at this moment was an extravagance (奢侈) we couldn’t afford.

1999年6月大学英语四级(CET-4)真题

四级We can no longer afford to consider water a virtually free resource of which we can use as much as we like in any way we want.

2001年6月大学英语四级(CET-4)真题

四级But television is an expensive medium, and not all advertisers can afford to use it.

2008年6月大学英语四级考试真题

四级Advertisers are likely to use radio because it is a less expensive medium than television, which means advertisers can afford to repeal their ads often.

2008年6月大学英语四级考试真题

四级Studies show merit aid also tends to benefit disproportionately students who could afford to enroll without it.

2009年12月大学英语四级考试真题

四级Rather, with incomes decreasing and insecure jobs, unhappy couples often couldn’t afford to divorce.

2012年6月英语四级考试真题

四级People in their 30s and 40s can’t afford to buy homes or have children.

2014年12月大学英语四级考试真题(第2套)

四级” He said he cannot afford to go back to school, as many younger people without jobs have done.

2014年12月大学英语四级考试真题(第2套)

四级Even if he could afford it, economists say it is unclear whether older workers like him benefit much from more education.

2014年12月大学英语四级考试真题(第2套)

四级Such “trading down” proved true for much of the latest recession, when fast-food companies picked up customers who could no longer afford to eat at casual restaurants.

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四级Once driverless cares are actually available for sale, the early adopters will be the people who can afford to buy them.

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四级"Can I really afford these access codes now? "

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四级Generally, young women have had growing success in the paid labor market since 1960 and hence might increasingly be expected to be a be to afford to afford to live independently of their parents.

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四级Most people couldn’t afford to do otherwise.

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四级By most measures,San Jose is no longer a place where low-income,or even middle-income families,can afford to live.

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考研Until recently, the scientific community was so powerful that it could afford to ignore its critics -- but no longer.

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考研While history once revered its affinity to literature and philosophy, the emerging social sciences seemed to afford greater opportunities for asking new questions and providing rewarding approaches to an understanding of the past.

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考研For one thing, the South could not afford to part with its slaves.

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