Is a certification “gotten”, “earned”, or “obtained”? [closed]

When you pass the exam for certification in ABC, which if any of these work, and which if any do not work?

  1. You get a certification in ABC.

  2. You earn a certification in ABC.

  3. You obtain a certification in ABC.


All of those, and also receive, “are given” and “are awarded”. Without knowing anything else about the context, I’d lean towards “are awarded”, as being more specific because it wouldn’t apply to many other things you can receive/get/obtain/be given.

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