Example sentences for: deserves

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

  • But on the basis of what we know, I'd say that Professor Callahan, who teaches at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore., deserves to be commended, not condemned.

  • To date, however, there are few data on the particular information needs of patients considering joint replacement surgery, and which of these needs deserves highest priority.

  • But if David O. Russell can't (yet) make his absurdist vision mesh perfectly with his moral outrage, he deserves our awe for having pulled off the mixture as well as anyone since Coppola in Apocalypse Now . (And Three Kings is a lot less messed-up than Apocalypse Now .)

  • In The New Yorker , novelist Daphne Merkin complained that Bloom asks for more sympathy than she deserves.

  • Baseball, a game of inches and meticulous record-keeping, deserves accurate and consistent data, and these awful numbers have already tainted one set of record books.


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