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earn

US [ɜrn]
UK [ɜː(r)n]
  • v.赢得;挣得;挣钱;赚得
  • Web获得;赚取;赚钱
Simple Present:earns  Present Participle:earning  Past Tense:earned  
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v.
1.
[t][i]
挣得;赚得;挣钱to get money for work that you do
He earns about $40 000 a year.
他一年大约挣 4 万元。
She earned a living as a part-time secretary.
她靠做兼职秘书为生。
She must earn a fortune(= earn a lot of money) .
她准是挣了一大笔钱。
All the children are earning now.
所有子女都在挣钱了。
His victory in the tournament earned him $50 000.
他在这次锦标赛中获胜,挣得了 5 万元。
2.
[t]
~ sth
生(利);获(利)to get money as profit or interest on money you lend, have in a bank, etc.
Your money would earn more in a high-interest account.
你的钱放在高利息账户里可获利更多。
3.
[t]
应得;博得;赢得to get sth that you deserve, usually because of sth good you have done or because of the good qualities you have
He earned a reputation as an expert on tax law.
他赢得了税法专家的美名。
As a teacher, she had earned the respect of her students.
作为教师,她赢得了学生的尊敬。
I need a rest. I think I've earned it, don't you?
我需要休息一下。我觉得应该让我歇一歇,你说是不是?
She's having a well-earned rest this week.
她本周休假,这完全是应当的。
His outstanding ability earned him a place on the team.
他非凡的能力为他在队中赢得了一席之地。

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