Old April 13, 2020, 11:53 AM
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I have read in a Spanish publication that the verb percibir was used to mean to earn. Is this use common in other Spanish speaking countries?
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Old April 13, 2020, 12:38 PM
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Yes, that's actually the first meaning in the RAE Dictionary.

-El sueldo que perciben los trabajadores es muy bajo.
The salary the workers earn is really low.

-El estado percibe dinero de los impuestos municipales y federales.
The state gets money from the local and federal taxes.

-Una parte de la renta que percibimos se dona a instituciones de caridad.
A part of our revenue is donated to charity institutions.
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