Translation of "earn" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /ɜːn/ us /ɜrn/

A2 to get money for doing work

ganhar, auferir
She earns about £40,000 a year.
earn a/your living

to work to get money for the things you need

ganhar a vida

to get something good that you deserve

As a teacher you have to earn the respect of your students.

(Translation of “earn” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)