earn

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈ3ːrn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɝn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ûrn)


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earn

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. earn a [living, living wage]
  2. earns [$100,000] a year
  3. earn up to [$10,000]
  4. earn money from home
  5. earn money (by) [walking, drawing, writing]
  6. earn [more, less] than
  7. earn enough for [food, rent]
  8. spend more than you earn
  9. (costs) more than I earn in a [week, year]
  10. earn a [reward, bonus]
  11. [savings, private pensions, bonds] earn interest
  12. earn your place in [history, the company]
  13. earned yourself a place in the [final, history books]
  14. will earn you a place in [prison, hell]
  15. earn a name for yourself
  16. earn your grade
  17. earned her stripes [as, on, during]
  18. (take a break,) you've earned it
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