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earn

verb [I or T]     /ɜːn/ US  /ɝːn/
to receive money as payment for work that you do 挣(钱);挣得;赚得 I earn $30 000 a year. 我一年挣3万美元。 How much do you earn, if you don't mind me asking? 如果你不介意的话,能告诉我你挣多少钱吗? You can't expect to earn a living (= be paid enough money to live on) from your painting. 你不能指望靠画画来维持生计。 [+ two objects] Coffee exports earn (= give) Brazil many millions of pounds a year./Brazil earns many millions of pounds a year from coffee exports. 咖啡出口每年给巴西带来的收入达数百万英镑。/巴西通过出口咖啡每年收入达数百万英镑。 Earning money and money earned
to get something that you deserve 应获得;博得;赢得 It's been a tough six months and I feel I've earned a few weeks off. 这半年可真是够辛苦的,我觉得我也该休息几周了。 →  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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