Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Deserve"

The meaning of "Deserve" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does deserve mean?
A: Deserve is pretty much what was fit, what the person or thing was in the right to get.
"Did he get what he deserved?" Is like did he get what was seen as the right thing to do to him.
Deserve is a tricky word, I guess.
Some example sentences:
"You deserved it."
You got what was meant for you.
"I'm the one who deserved it."
I'm the one that should have been treated that way, not that person/animal/noun
Q: What does deserve mean?
A: It means you're worthy of something, or you have earned it or worked hard for it.
"I just worked for 8 hours straight, so I deserve a break."
"I just ran 10 miles, so I deserve an ice cream cone for all my hard work!"
"I helped my company sell a lot of tools today, I deserve a pay raise!"
Q: What does deserve mean?
A: @crayon: you get what you got
could be good or bad

He worked so hard at his job the boss offer him a promotion because he deserve it and earn it as well

A bully always gets what they deserve in the end
Q: What does You deserve it. mean?
A: @guu-: It means you should have something done to yourself. This could either be used in a good or bad way :)
Q: What does deserves better mean?
A: It could be a kind of praise.

If you had a junior job and someone said you deserve better, that would be praise.

It means you are worthy of more, and can be used in many situations.

Example sentences using "Deserve"

Q: Please show me example sentences with deserve.
A: "Your dog is very obedient! He deserves a treat!"
"You have had a difficult time, and you deserve better"
"I don't want it unless I deserve it!"
"You did nothing to deserve the money you have"
Q: Please show me example sentences with deserve.
A: She deserves to see her mistakes. He deserves jail time.
It is saying that is what needs to happen.
Q: Please show me example sentences with deserve.
A: I deserve a glass or 2 of wine after my long day at work.

I deserve a break.

I deserve to be treated with respect.
Q: Please show me example sentences with deserve.
A: The baseball team did not deserve to win the game. They did not play fairly.
Q: Please show me example sentences with deserve.
A: @Renix: No, you can : "I deserve to see it"

Synonyms of "Deserve" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between They deserved -- and They had deserve -- ?
A: They deserved the award. (They got the award)
They had deserved the award. (It went to somebody else, but it should have gone to them)
Makes sense?
Q: What is the difference between to deserve S/T and to deserve of S/T and ex) to deserve dignity / to deserve of dignity ?
A: s/t이 something인가요?
He deserves s/t
He deserves a lot of praise -> 자연스럽고 이식으로 많이 쓰이는 표현!

He is deserving of s/t
He is deserving of a lot of praise -> 일상에대 안 쓰이는 표현인데 연설에서나 나와요. 공식적인 느낌
Q: What is the difference between you deserve it and you deserve this ?
A: Both means the same thing, the only thing that would be different in the meaning is how you use the phrase. Let's say you won an award, and your friends congratulate you by saying, "you deserve it/this!" So that is positive because you did something good to get the award, but it can also be negative if you did something wrong and got punished, then someone can say, "you deserve it/this" as in you should be in trouble.
Q: What is the difference between She deserves that happened to her. and She deserves what happened to her. ?
A: "that" is wrong.
Only "what" is correct here.

("She deserves that." could be a sentence by itself.)
Q: What is the difference between deserve and eligible ?
A: Eligible- is proper to be chosen, fit for the job, having the right qualification

Deserve- It should be yours because you have earned it

Their is a big difference between the two, yet close in meaning.

1.)"Eligible" is practically saying your 100% perfect for something
"Renz is eligible to be the next president of the Philippines"

2.)"Deserve" is quite different, it has this sense of justice you aren't getting,while the meaning is close to "eligible" yet the word "deserve" is like:

"I deserve to be happy, yet why am I this lonely!?"

"Renz deserve a meaningful life"

We use "deserve" commonly on things we don't have yet, while "eligible" we use for jobs/occupations that would suit a person

3.)"I am eligible to have a wife, because I'm already 30"

4.)"I deserve to have a wife, because I'm already 30" - using this sentence can have many meanings in a positive or negative way, unlike if you used the example on number 3.

Note: don't be too confuse cause it can be, though the word "deserve" is commonly used for something you aren't getting, it still depends on your sentence.

-you won your first marathon, being first place, someone said to you "You deserve that medal"

-you lost a marathon, and didn't get a medal, your mother said "you deserved that medal."

if you read both examples there is a difference yet same sentence, depending on what's happening, and if you read closely i didn't used the word "eligible" though he won because that's the right grammar to use. Now the next step to do is to know in what occasions you should use "ELIGIBLE" and "DESERVE"

Translations of "Deserve"

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Other questions about "Deserve"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce deserve .
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Q: You don’t deserve to talk to me. does this sound natural?
A: or you can say

You are not qualified to speak to me.
Q: You deserve to get hitting from him. does this sound natural?
A: “You deserve to get hit by him”
Q: You didn’t deserve that from me does this sound natural?
A: It sounds perfect! Since it is a short sentence, there is really nothing to change.
Q: You deserve & You deserved & You deserve it !which one is right?!
A: It depends where you use those phrases in a sentence. The first two must be followed with other words. E.g. "You deserve to win" or "You deserved to win".

If both people in the conversation already know what they deserved, you can just say "You deserved it!" Here "it" replaces whatever they deserved.

E.g. If there was a race and your friend won, then your friend will know you're talking about winning the race. So, instead of saying "You deserved to win the race!", you can just say "(Well done!) You deserved it!" because your friend already knows what you're talking about.

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