I did not earn it.
The topic on Sesame Street was professions, which was the perfect opportunity for Lisa to ask her what Giddon did to earn a living.
Go find a less annoying way to earn some money.
There was enough to do around here and she intended to earn her pay - without supervision.
My statement sounded enough like a question to earn me a frown from both.
But first you have to earn it by helping this tourist who just arrived in town.
She'd never known what would set him off, or what would earn her a blow.
He stripped her deity powers, said she had to earn Gabriel the same way you did.
Time to earn your keep.
How do I … earn your trust, Gabriel?
You'll have to earn me, she whispered.
"He said I could earn my way out," Deidre said.
His tactics would never earn anything but scorn from Kris, but they worked.
The icicles are prison bars on our windows, trapping us, prisoners to this life of sin and degradation, giving miners a few minutes of pleasure for the pittance of coins it takes them weeks to earn in the bowels of the earth, performing unspeakable labors for the wealth of others.
Janet says I got to earn my keep.
The boys were glad to earn 50 bucks and DeLeo was polite enough not to ask why a 74-year-old man was renting a one-way automobile.
In the first place, he didn't actually earn a lot of that money on his own.
I didn't earn my betrayal.
You'll earn his favor, even if only for an evening.
Every animal had to earn its keep.
All this time you haven't allowed yourself to have a pet simply because your father thought every animal on the place should earn its keep.
He felt most comfortable in the outdoors, but who could earn a living tromping through the mountains?
In Campania and Calabria the curatoli and massari earn, in money and kind, about 12 a year; cowmen, shepherds and multeers about 10; irregular workmen are paid from 8~d.
Self-educated and early thrown upon his own resources, he began in 1814 to earn his living by working in a clock factory in Plymouth, Conn., and for many years after 1815 he peddled books and merchandise, chiefly in the southern states.
I earn my living by it.
It was, however—and this is sure to earn me the wrath of many humanities professors—a time of surprisingly little originality.
I came here simply because circumstances made it necessary for me to earn my living, and I seized upon the first opportunity that offered itself, although I did not suspect nor did he, that I had any special fitness for the work.
It is not necessary that a man should earn his living by the sweat of his brow, unless he sweats easier than I do.
He was about twenty-eight years old, and had left Canada and his father's house a dozen years before to work in the States, and earn money to buy a farm with at last, perhaps in his native country.
"If he is one of the ordinary little staff dandies sent to earn a medal he can get his reward just as well in the rearguard, but if he wishes to stay with me, let him... he'll be of use here if he's a brave officer," thought Bagration.
Barclay de Tolly tried to command the army in the best way, because he wished to fulfill his duty and earn fame as a great commander.