Significado de “deserve” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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deserve en inglés británico

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deserveverb [ T not continuous ]

uk /dɪˈzɜːv/ us /dɪˈzɝːv/

B1 to have earned or to be given something because of the way you have behaved or the qualities you have:

After all that hard work, you deserve a holiday.
Chris deserves our special thanks for all his efforts.
I hope they get the punishment they deserve.
[ + to infinitive ] They certainly deserved to win that game.

Más ejemplos

  • They deserve praise for all their hard work.
  • The proposals that you have put forward deserve serious consideration.
  • A business as poorly managed as that one doesn't deserve to succeed.
  • You should treat those remarks with the contempt that they deserve.
  • He was a good strong leader, she said, who deserved his party's unreserved support.

(Definición de deserve del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

deserve en inglés americano

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deserveverb

us /dɪˈzɜrv/

to have earned something or be given something because of your actions or qualities:

[ T ] These charities deserve your support.
[ + to infinitive ] The American people deserve to know what went wrong.
[ T ] I hope those crooks get what they deserve (= receive a punishment that suits their crime).

(Definición de deserve del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)