WIN vs. EARN
WIN vs. EARN: meaning and examples
Today we will consider two more verbs that often cause confusion amongst students of English: win and earn.
Win means: to defeat everyone else in a competition, which may include receiving a prize.
Whenever I play ping pong with my wife, she always wins; I haven't beat her in 3 years.
The Spanish football team won the gold medal at the Barcelona Olympic games.
Earn means: to receive money for work that you do.
Despite continuing inflation, many workers continue to earn the same salary as always.
You CANNOT say ***I win a lot of money at my job.***
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