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Romance may require effort today but you soon reap rewards. The Sun (2016)Most students relish the experience and reap the rewards in their careers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now producers are reaping the rewards as consumers seek higher quality saffron rather than the cheaper variety produced by their overseas rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And although his changes reaped rewards, he still expressed regret over his move. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As you may imagine, the gossip farmers have been reaping a bumper crop of conjecture on the subject. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By following that path, Britain truly will be open for business and the public will reap the rewards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For too long, a small group in our nation's capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Sometimes years are required to reap a crop from the dry soil. Christianity Today (2000)Next season is probably the time when they will reap the gains. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They would allow future generations to reap the rewards of our investment today in the natural environment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are now reaping the result of that arrogance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Chinese firms are also reaping the gains of acquisitions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It took me a while to get my head around that but it does seem to reap rewards. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The second is that there remain immense gains to be reaped from improving productivity in the public sector. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The group is also reaping the rewards of a programme to invest in equipment and improve its internal efficiencies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You may not want to move from your lounger but exploring this part of Hawaii reaps rewards. The Sun (2012)Now Miles reaps the reward of his play. Times, Sunday Times (2011)West = autumn, when we reap our harvest and have found the knowledge needed to be at peace in ourselves. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)Russia will reap huge rewards. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Is it better to bail out now and sell, or rent the property and reap any capital gains in the long term? Times, Sunday Times (2006)We have paid no concerted attention to the plight of spin bowling for 20-odd years and we are now reaping the harvest of that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The idea is to take pre-emptive action that can reap results, while avoiding costly and uncertain trials. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This could involve reaping the gains from some of your better performers or, alternatively, getting rid of some of the chaff that has performed consistently poorly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So there is a delicious little nugget: the best sprinter of a generation does not have a marginal gain yet to reap, he has a significant one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: reap VERB
If you reap the benefits or the rewards of something, you enjoy the good things that happen as a result of it.
You'll soon begin to reap the benefits of being fitter.
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