deserve

deserve
transitive verb
verdienen

he deserves to be punished — er verdient [es], bestraft zu werden

what have I done to deserve this? — womit habe ich das verdient?

he got what he deserved — er hat es nicht besser verdient

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[di'zə:v]
verb
(to have earned as a right by one's actions; to be worthy of: He deserves recognition of his achievements.) verdienen
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de·serve
[dɪˈzɜ:v, AM dɪˈzɜ:rv]
vt (merit)
to \deserve sth etw verdienen; (esp hum)
what have I done to \deserve [all] this? womit habe ich das verdient?
to \deserve a break/medal eine Pause/Medaille verdienen
to \deserve mention erwähnenswert sein
one good turn \deserves another (prov) eine Hand wäscht die andere prov
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[dɪ'zɜːv]
1. vt
verdienen

he deserves to win — er verdient den Sieg

he deserves to be punished — er verdient es, bestraft zu werden

she deserves better — sie hat etwas Besseres verdient

to get what one deserves — bekommen, was man verdient hat

2. vi

he deserves well of his country (form) — sein Land ist ihm zu Dank verpflichtet

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deserve [dıˈzɜːv; US -ˈzɜrv]
A v/t
1. verdienen (akk), würdig sein (gen), Anspruch haben auf (akk):
deserve praise Lob verdienen;
he deserves a special mention er verdient es, besonders erwähnt zu werden
2. Strafe etc verdienen, verdient haben:
he deserved to win er hatte den Sieg verdient
B v/i deserve well of sb (sth) sich um jemanden (etwas) verdient gemacht haben;
deserve ill of sb jemandem einen schlechten Dienst erwiesen haben
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transitive verb
verdienen

he deserves to be punished — er verdient [es], bestraft zu werden

what have I done to deserve this? — womit habe ich das verdient?

he got what he deserved — er hat es nicht besser verdient

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v.
verdienen v.

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