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earningPart of speech: Plural Usage examples "earning":
- He ought to be earning his bread. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- Nevertheless, she contrived to get away several times when she had a chance of earning a few shillings by doing a day's charing for some lady or other, and then she left everything in such order at home that Easton was able to manage all right while she was away. - "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists", Robert Tressell.
- I've been earning two thousand a year, I've got nearly four thousand of my own, and I've never spent much more than half my income. - "The Explorer", W. Somerset Maugham.