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American English: /ˈˌhɑrd ˈərnd/

Translation of hard-earned in Spanish:


  • (usually before noun)
    ganado con el sudor de la frente
    bien merecido
    Example sentences
    • That's why we consider these amendments a poor investment of effort and the sportsmen's hard-earned dollars.
    • We need our hard-earned money to pay all the rest of our bills.
    • Living on a budget, as most people have to, there's a constant trade off when planning what to spend hard-earned money on.

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