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Since that day, I have tried to do everything in my power to work and earn your respect and try and make you proud on and off the field.

Shackelford graduated from West Potomac High School in 1992 and earned a degree in poetry four years later from East Carolina University.

My job is to pump up one balloon at a time and earn as much money as possible.

France has earned the most Academy Award nominations for best international feature film and classics like Amélie, The Artist, or The Intouchables have turned into mainstream hits.

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For instance, if an established website like Forbes links to a value-added blog you wrote a few months ago, you’ll earn a high-quality backlink.

The brokers then scout out potential “crew members” who can earn substantial discounts for working the journey.

It was never intended to do anything as vulgar as actually earn money.

“This is a job I knew I had to earn,” he said in an interview.

If she played enough—and she planned to—she would earn them a “free” night in the hotel.

Others earn our admiration because they belong more to a particular moment.

Twenty dollars a month is the salary, and school keeps for six months, so I shall earn the large sum of $120 a year.

Robert is very well in a way, to give up all the money he can earn to the family, and keep the barest pittance for himself.

Every man will still earn his own living and that of his family as best he can, relying first and foremost upon his own efforts.

He intends that he shall take the name of Arden, and earn the transmission of the title, or the distinction of a greater one.

They justly earn it, and are rightly pleased with it; but I cannot feel sure whether they do not depend on it too much.


On this page you'll find 131 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to earn, such as: acquire, bring in, collect, derive, draw, and gain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.