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earn

EN[ɜːn] [ɝn] [-ɜː(ɹ)n]
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    Examples of earn in a Sentence

  • Examples of earn
    1. Sunderland came back from two goals down to earn a point from an entertaining encounter with West Brom.
    2. Beg your pardon, sir, but this here officer o' yourn in the gambooge tops, 'ull never earn a decent livin' as a master o' the ceremonies any vere.
    3. He didn't earn much, but the company seemed to rake in money hand over fist.
    4. They don't seem to want to work to earn a living. They think they can make money out of thin air.
    5. Jones retired seven to earn the save.
    6. The clubmates have swapped plenty of banter in the lead-up to the qualifier in Yokohama, which will go a long way to deciding which two teams earn automatic qualification from Group 1 for next year's World Cup finals.
    7. to earn a spot in the top 20 ‎
    8. The bald earn
    9. Trailing a field of talented horseplayers that day, he made a few shrewd picks to move ahead, then held on down the stretch to earn $50,000.
  • Examples of earns
    1. He earns a modest amount of money.
    2. He earns the least money in his family.   Of all the sisters, she has the least patience.   I can only afford to pay the least of the bills. ‎
    3. He earns seven million dollars a year as CEO.  My bank account is only earning one percent interest. ‎
    4. My CD earns me six percent! ‎
    5. A New York city taxicab license earns more than $10,000 a year in rent. ‎
    6. While Mr. Burke readily tells tourgoers that he earns a fee if they buy a property (it’s not unusual for a tour participant to spend $350,000 on a condo), he said “there is no sales pressure.”
  • Examples of earned
    1. Mr. Bradsell earned his renown with an exhaustive knowledge of classic cocktails, precision and speed in constructing them, and, especially, a cheflike ability to build on them continually.
    2. We've earned enough to cover most of our costs. ‎
    3. His degree was hard earned.
    4. Though he did not win, he earned a special nonconstituency seat as “top loser” under election laws.
    5. The average employee in a nonmanagement job earned 4.1 percent more in February than a year earlier — an increase that significantly outpaced the rate of inflation.
    6. I earned a pracademic degree.
    7. Thus Grom gelato was born, and in just four years, not much time in traditionbound Italy, it outstripped the business plan and earned a name as one of the best.
  • Examples of earning
    1. She's nothing but a high-class prostitute, but she is earning $2000 a night.
    2. The changes to the algorithm resulted in a thousandfold increase in efficiency, earning the engineer a small brass plaque.
    3. He shortsightedly decided not to go to college and instead entered the workforce; so he made more money the first few years, but his earning power was never as great as it could have been.
    4. For example, little Joseph Arch, aged seven or eight years, started as a crow-scarer on a twelve-hour shift, earning four pennies a day. After two or three years he became a ploughboy at six pennies a day..
    5. He earns seven million dollars a year as CEO.  My bank account is only earning one percent interest. ‎
    6. Now that you are earning, you can start paying me rent. ‎
    7. He turned professional the next year and bounced around the minitour circuit before earning his PGA Tour card at qualifying school in 2004 and 2005.
    8. It's about time we abandoned the bourgeois shibboleth that earning money makes you a better person.
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