Deserves a medal - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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deserve a medal
To warrant recognition for persevering through a challenging or tedious situation. This phrase is usually used humorously. Our realtor deserves a medal for putting up with all of our questions today.
he, she, etc. deˌserves a ˈmedal (spoken) used to say that you admire somebody because they have done something difficult or unpleasant: You deserve a medal for what you’ve done for him over the years.
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A POLICEMAN who shot dead unarmed IRA man Diarmuid O'Neill deserves a medal
, fellow officers claim.