Example sentences for: earn

How can you use “earn” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • All three are correct and earn a point each, though Gigot loses half a point for scoring on a bunt.

  • But some people were hurt by the new rules, especially women who had understood marriage as a partnership in which one partner would earn money and the other would forsake a career in order to specialize in homemaking.

  • Since, boilermakers earn somewhat more than ironworkers,42 it is reasonable to expect that with increased job stability in the boilermaker trade, some ironworkers might choose to move to the boilermaker trade for the higher pay, especially if they had worked as boilermakers in the past.

  • Two of them told me yesterday that as a group they decided they had to earn the right to ask others for help by accomplishing something real to help themselves.

  • Another third are from families between 100 and 200 percent of poverty (earning between $16,000 and $32,000), and the last third from families that earn more.


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