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    #1

    which verb?

    Hello,

    which verb that comes with salary?

    He takes\makes\earns a good salary.

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    #2

    Re: which verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Hello,

    which verb that comes with salary?

    He takes\makes\earns a good salary.
    All of these are possible and idiomatic: makes, earns, gets.

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    #3

    Re: which verb?

    Thanks
    but this question is included in the exam, and I must choose only one answer;
    one verb:
    takes\makes\earns
    which one is the most suitable?

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    #4

    Re: which verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Thanks
    but this question is included in the exam, and I must choose only one answer;
    one verb:
    takes\makes\earns
    which one is the most suitable?
    Both "makes" and "earns" could fit, so it's not a good exam question.

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    #5

    Re: which verb?

    In BrE, I don't find "To make a good salary" to be very natural.

    He earns a good salary.
    He is on a good salary.
    He makes good money.

    I agree with bhaisahab that it's a poor exam question though.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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