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reap in Crops topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreapreap /riːp/ ●○○ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 GET[transitive] to get something, especially something good, as a result of what you have donereap the benefit/reward/profit (of something) πŸ”Š Those who do take risks often reap the rewards.2 β†’ you reap what you sow3 [intransitive, transitive]TA old-fashioned to cut and collect a crop of grain β†’ harvest β€”reaper noun [countable] β†’ Grim Reaper, theβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
reapβ€’ But it was Margaret Thatcher who reaped all the benefits.β€’ Note that this is only half the apparent pay advantage the average woman would reap from being paid like a man.β€’ The plan is provocative, but it is not reaping fulfilling results this week.β€’ Several predicted that they will be reap higher yields and profits while saving their soil.β€’ Siemens also has used the lessons learned in its apprenticeship programs to reap much broader cost savings.β€’ The team reaps only ridicule or, on a good day, apathy.β€’ Men and women and children with lives of their own would be waking to reap their own dear sorrows.β€’ On the contrary, even before the war ended, the property-owners began to reap their reward.reap the benefit/reward/profit (of something)β€’ Telecanvassing is now up and running very efficiently in Salisbury and will continue to flourish and we will soon reap the rewards.β€’ Let's reap the benefits of a service that is at least 30% better.β€’ I was quite happy to reap the benefits of being a fully fledged malai killer.β€’ Writers, too, often reap the benefits of creative collaboration.β€’ Gainsharing signaled a new way of reaping the rewards of performance.β€’ All this has happened in the country that was first to reap the benefits of radical reform.β€’ But women aren't the only ones to reap the rewards of such praise.β€’ The only way to reap the rewards of that is to do well in the playoffs.