Example sentences for: deserved

How can you use “deserved” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Like NYU's list, Slate 'slist has only two discernible effects: It validates already popular opinions (Did you already think Reich's book deserved a comeuppance?

  • More than three decades later I readily recall my opinions about both at the time, opinions that have changed little over the years: there was no doubt that the MWIII deserved criticism, but those benighted, self-appointed guardians of the language who were heaping vituperative imprecations on the Dictionary (and its editors) were criticizing it for the wrong things.

  • Twenty percent agreed that many with HIV/AIDS had behaved immorally and deserved their infection.

  • Mixed-race people were initially treated as a "new people" who existed in the space between white and black and deserved a status not quite as high as whites but higher than that of black people in general.

  • Then Ted decided the children deserved a chance to start over in another town, no matter how difficult it might prove to be.

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