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After five hours on your feet you deserve a break.
After the way he treated Millie, he deserves whatever happens to him.
I work hard, and I think I deserve to be well paid.
a matter that deserves further consideration
The work of the costume designers deserves a special mention.
Their suggestions were treated with the contempt they deserved.
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the seed of a plant called anise, used for adding flavour to food and drink