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merit

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to acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort

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be worthy or deserving

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Those buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani should deserve it.
Asked if Boro deserve promotion after such an impressive Championship campaign, he said: "Of course, we deserve to be here in the same way Norwich deserve to be where they are.
Khalfan bin Khamis al Araimi, Director of the Social Development Department in Ja'alan said that Saturday and Sunday were fixed for families that deserve the Royal grant in the Wilayat of Ja'alan Bani Bu Ali, Monday and Tuesday for families that deserve the Royal grant in the Wilayat of Ja'alan Bani Bu Hassan and Wednesday for families that deserve the Royal grant in the Wilayat of Al Kamil Wa Al Wafi.
Dad's are often underrated and deserve that bit of special attention.
At this point, Americans are closely divided as to whether Obama should have a second presidential term, and independents -- who were important to Obama's election win in 2008 -- currently say he does not deserve re-election.
He said: "I think the supporters deserve better, the manager (Giovanni Trapattoni) deserves better and probably most of the players deserve better, but I'm not sure the FAI deserve better.
IF President Obama somehow brings peace to the Middle East, he will deserve his Nobel prize.
ISLAMABAD, September 15, 2009 (Balochistan Times): More than half of all Pakistanis (59%) believe they deserve better in life where as 27% are content and believe life has been just to them.
deserve is used when a person should rightly receive something good or bad because of his or her actions or character.
But he insisted his players deserve credit for their overall performance rather than focussing on any points being dropped.
Not only does the council not deserve praise for this mega flip-flop, it deserves to be publicly excoriated.
Still, Boomers deserve a lot of credit, and Steinhorn does a matchless job of dishing it out.
The Kids Deserve Justice specialty license plate is a new project from The Florida Bar and The Florida Bar Foundation to raise much-needed funds for children's legal services.