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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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