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hard-earned

adjective uk   /ˌhɑːdˈɜːnd/  us   /ˌhɑːrdˈɝːnd/
If something is hard-earned, you deserve it because you have worked hard for it: People feel they are being cheated out of their hard-earned cash.
Translations of “hard-earned”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辛苦賺來的, 來之不易的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辛苦挣得的, 来之不易的…
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