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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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BY STIAN ALEXANDER ALMOST a quarter of Britons reckon Bono doesn't deserve his knighthood and should be stripped of the gong.
Concerning his ejection from the Cabinet, Echesa deserves fair treatment as well.
voters say most members of Congress deserve to be re-elected, and roughly double that percentage say the same of their own U.S.
When asked if the late president deserves a hero's burial, Robredo categorically said, Para sa akin, hindi (For me, no).
Stubbs said: "There's only one team who deserves to be in the final - unfortunately it's not us."
Steven Redpath: "Brilliant stuff, well done!" Clare Bell: "I couldn't agree more that this lovely lady deserves such an award.
Problem deciding who is deserving THE Mail's article on food banks was certainly an eye-opener in as much that it shows just how difficult it is to determine who deserves a decent rate of benefit and those that don't.
It is fantastic and I am so pleased - it confers distinction on the honour." Former stable jockey Joe Mercer "It is absolutely fantastic and nobody deserves it more.
The fact that you seem to think a person who deserves a knighthood should be doing something towards the community makes me ask the question...
She has said she'll support whatever decision Cheryl makes, but privately believes she deserves better," the friend added.
He told a press conference: "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.
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."
Assigning credit for historical development is a lot harder than deciding which pitcher in a ballgame deserves the win.
If one of its extensions deserves that label then the other one should deserve it too, and as such when a body moves in a straight line parallel to its centre, [it does] not always [move] downwards.