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deserving cause

A cause that merits attention, aid, or action due to an inherent goodness of values or intention. The lawyer decided to waive her fees because she felt that the young man's case was a deserving cause.
See also: cause, deserving

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.
See also: deserve, medal
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so that deserving persons could earn their livelihood honourably.
1020 million for the deserving boy and girl students receiving training in 1885 vocational training institutes under Punjab Vocational Training Council under the head of educational scholarships technical, 81.
He appealed to philanthropists people to put their share in this noble cause and supplement the government efforts for the welfare of deserving persons.
The things Kenny Dalglish has done go far beyond anything a football manager should have to do and so, yes, he is very much deserving of a knighthood.
Americans became somewhat less likely to say Clinton was deserving of re-election over the course of 1994.
But now the 31-year-old, expecting a child with Coldplay singer Chris Martin, has been voted the least deserving recipient of a Best Actress gong, followed by Halle Berry for Monster's Ball and Cher for Moonstruck.
But now the 31-year-old has been voted the least deserving recipient of a best actress Oscar, followed by Halle Berry for Monster's Ball and Cher for Moonstruck.
Readers of Total Film magazine voted Titanic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, the Least Deserving Best Picture.
MOST DESERVING ARTIST/BAND: Destiny's Child/Toploader
However, supervisors must remember that individual acts deserving of praise make up only a small part of an employee's total performance.
TV, computers, and the Internet Democratize our sins, so that The smallest child may have a dirty mind, And this is progress for our kind, Enriching those who most deserve to be Enriched, leaving in poverty The ones who're most deserving to be poor.
The liberal interest in rehabilitation and the conservative penchant for punishment are closely linked to these opposing stances-one of which understands the individual as the potentially malleable product of outside factors, while the other insists that persons, at bottom, are self-made, hence deserving of just rewards and punishments.
Teachers of Spanish history and of imperial and naval history will welcome the belated paperback appearance of Carla Phillips' Six Galleons for the King of Spain, a deserving prizewinner in its hardcover incarnation.
BOSTON -- Aerosmith's official Aero Force One fan club is on a mission to find Aerosmith's "Most Deserving Fan
The council gave approval to Rs 1020 million for the deserving boy and girl students receiving training in 1885 vocational training institutes under Punjab Vocational Training Council under the head of educational scholarships technical, Rs 81.