transitive verb
1. (to gain income) 
a. ganar 
Did she earn a lot working for that company?¿Ganó mucho trabajando para aquella empresa?
2. (education) 
a. obtener 
In 1980, Johnson earned a master's degree in Electronics.En 1980, Johnson obtuvo un título de máster en electrónica.
pronominal verb
3. (to gain) 
a. ganarse 
He earned a decent living as a bartender.Se ganaba una buena vida como bárman.
The singer earned the audience's respect.El cantante se ganó el respeto del público.
transitive verb
1. (money) 
a. ganar 
2. (rest, respect) 
a. ganarse 
to earn one's livingganarse la vida
earn [ɜːn]
transitive verb
[+money, wages etc] ganar; (Comm) [+interest] devengar; [+praise] ganarse
she earns £5 an hour gana 5 libras a la hora; to earn one's living ganarse la vida; earned income ingresos (m) devengados; renta (f) salarial or del trabajo; it earned him the nickname of Crazy Harry le valió el apodo de Crazy Harry
to earn a or one's crust ganarse el pan; ganarse los garbanzos
intransitive verb
to be earning estar trabajando
Phrases with "earn"
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earn money
ganar dinero
earn a living
ganarse la vida
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