earn translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "earn" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [I or T]
/ɜːn/ US  /ɝːn/
to receive money as payment for work that you do
I earn $30 000 a year.
How much do you earn, if you don't mind me asking?
You can't expect to earn a living (= be paid enough money to live on) from your painting.
[+ two objects] Coffee exports earn (= give) Brazil many millions of pounds a year./Brazil earns many millions of pounds a year from coffee exports.
Earning money and money earned
to get something that you deserve
It's been a tough six months and I feel I've earned a few weeks off.
→  See also well-earned Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
(Definition of earn from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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