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Japanese translation of “earn”

earn

verb   /ɜːn/
A2 to get money for doing work
(働いてお金)をかせぐ
She earns about £40,000 a year.
earn a/your living to work to get money for the things you need
生計を立てる
to get something good that you deserve
(信用、名声など)を得る
As a teacher you have to earn the respect of your students.
(Definition of earn verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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