have earned by one's actions or character; be worthy of
"You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done"
We had suffered too little To deserve all the flowers, the kisses, the wine and the thanks.
出自： P. Dehn
I don't know what I've done to deserve a daughter like you.
出自： O. Manning
They are really citizens of mark, whose opinions..deserve to be heard and attended to.
出自： H. L. Mencken
What crime can so deserve such pain?
出自： F. Warner
The student has deserved ill of this school, and must be asked to leave.
He deserves to succeed.
The old man deserves looking after.
He deserves a reward.
He is deserving of a reward.
He deserves well of the people.
Does he deserve that you should treat him like this?