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Example Sentences for "earn"

00 an hour as a waitress, but she gets more than double that in tipsShe earns about $8.00 an hour as a waitress, but she gets more than double that in tips.

The movie has earned over 25 million dollars in its first week.

If you want people to trust you, you have to earn their trust.

He has earned the respect of his colleagues through his hard work and honesty.

It'll take me six months of work to earn enough money to buy a good used car.

It took the young boy an entire summer of mowing neighbors' lawns to earn enough money to buy himself a new bicycle.

There is an American proverb which observes that he that marries for money will earn it.

The poet Yeats wrote that hearts are not had as a gift, but hearts are earned.

There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that you only own that which you have earned.

As of March 2000, Julia Roberts was earning $20 million per movie, making her the highest-paid actress in Hollywood history.

His earnings as a realtor won him a prize as the top salesman of the month.

The mining industry contributes over 90% to Zambia's export earnings.

The United States earns more money from the goods it exports than any other country in the world.

Joe DiMaggio was the first baseball player in history to earn $100,000 a year.

No other major North American pro-sports team has earned as many championship titles as hockey's Montreal Canadiens.

E. W. Howe once said that there is only one thing for a man to do who is married to a woman who enjoys spending money, and that is to enjoy earning it.

Discussion question: Do you think children should earn their allowance by doing chores around the house?

Find someone who earns more than the minimum wage.


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