deserve a medal

deserve a medal
deserve a medal spoken phrase
used for saying that you think someone has dealt with a difficult situation very well
Thesaurus: ways of praising someone or somethingsynonym
Main entry: deserve

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • deserve a medal — humorous if you say that someone deserves a medal, you mean that you admire them for dealing with such a difficult situation or person for so long. She deserves a medal for putting up with that husband of hers. (never in continuous tenses; often… …   New idioms dictionary

  • deserve a medal — spoken used for saying that you think someone has dealt with a difficult situation very well …   English dictionary

  • deserve — de|serve W3S2 [dıˈzə:v US ə:rv] v [T] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin deservire to serve very keenly , from servire to serve ] 1.) to have earned something by good or bad actions or behaviour ▪ What have I done to deserve this?… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • deserve — verb (T) 1 to have earned something by good or bad actions or behaviour: You ve been working all morning I think you deserve a rest. | deserve to do sth: The team deserves to win. | deserve it: Yeah, I hit him but he deserved it. | get what you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • deserve — verb ADVERB ▪ certainly, definitely, really, surely ▪ You really deserve a medal! ▪ probably ▪ justly …   Collocations dictionary

  • deserve */*/ — UK [dɪˈzɜː(r)v] / US [dɪˈzɜrv] verb [transitive] Word forms deserve : present tense I/you/we/they deserve he/she/it deserves present participle deserving past tense deserved past participle deserved 1) if you deserve something, it is right that… …   English dictionary

  • deserve — de|serve [ dı zɜrv ] verb transitive ** 1. ) if you deserve something, it is right that you get it, for example because of the way you have behaved: After five hours on your feet you deserve a break. After the way he treated Millie, he deserves… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • medal — noun (C) a round flat piece of metal given to someone who has won a competition or who has done something brave: an Olympic gold medal see also: deserve a medal deserve (3) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • medal — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bronze, gold, silver ▪ He won a gold medal in the 100 metres/meters. ▪ gymnastics, weightlifting, etc. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Chaudhry Niaz Ali Khan — چودہری نیاز علی خان 1976 1880 Born 28 June 1880(1880 06 28) Mahilpur, Punjab, British Indian Empire D …   Wikipedia

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