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gagner in English:

1. win win


Who will win?
Many gamblers win and lose money at the horse-race track.
Not all horses were born equal. A few were born to win.
A fast child may win the race, but even a slow child can compete.
To put it bluntly, the reason this team won't win is because you're holding them back.
I didn't win, but at least I got a consolation prize.
You say po-tah-to I say po-tay-to. Rika is just that sort of girl. There's no way to win a battle of words with her.
In our next line of business let's make it our strategy to win by losing.
Whether you pick the Lions or Tigers to win, the result will be a toss-up because both teams are equally strong.
Our country will win, for our army is big and brave.
Buy our newspaper and win a trip to Khmelnytsky!
Imogen of the Internet is fighting six bored housewives to win an eBay auction for a bag of premium chai tea.
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Er, Karin ..., shouldn't we call it a night soon? "No! No quitting while ahead! Next time I'll win for sure!"
How much do they win if they get the first answer right?

English word "gagner"(win) occurs in sets:

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2. earn earn


America is a lovely place to be, if you are here to earn money.
It's by no means impossible to earn one million yen a month.
They earn their living by collecting and selling old newspapers.
The average skilled workers now earn over $10,000 a year.
i earn money
After months of hard work to complete this project you have earned a holiday.
And to those Americans whose support I have yet to earn, I may not have won your vote tonight, but I hear your voices.
I hope to earn a respectable income by the time I settle down.
In my opinion this kind of work is both uninteresting and difficult, but I don't have any other way to earn money.
Ill-gotten gains are short-lived. The only way to make real money is to earn every penny.
Women in their hearts think that men are intended to earn money so that they may spend it, if possible during their husband's lifetime, but at any rate after his death.
Laxmidas hoped that Mohandas was going to earn lots of money as lawyer, but it was not easy
He took a job abroad with an insurance company because he wanted to earn more.
If I earned more, I could afford to go on an exotic holiday.

English word "gagner"(earn) occurs in sets:

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