Example sentences for: deserved

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

  • Republicans, hold the door open for that man, grease the skids and give him a helpful boot down the steep, swift road to sure and deserved oblivion."

  • There are a lot of better things to put energy into than chopping down the work of a writer who worked at the trade honorably and industriously for 50-odd years without getting any of the recognition many of us believe she richly deserved.

  • Reviewers say the anemic ratings for the winter games are deserved.

  • In those ancient days, they thought the president deserved some credit for the state of the economy.

  • The portrait may well be accurate--Naipaul is not a writer with a reputation for warmheartedness--but all that can be concluded from the exercise is that, at best, one monster deserved the other.

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