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'She had earned their love' I've recently read that sentence on Duolingo. It seems a little strange to me. Shouldn't we use the verb "deserve" in such a case? Thanks in advance.
Jan 18, 2016 2:33 PM
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"She had earned their love" is correct. The sentence is taken out of context, but basically what Duolingo means by "earned" in this sentence is that as a result of something "she" did or said, they now love her (when they previously did not).
January 19, 2016
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