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Example Sentences for "merit"

Skaters in the competition are judged on a number of factors, including difficulty of program, and artistic meritShe has some interesting ideas that I think merit consideration.

Skaters in the competition are judged on a number of factors, including difficulty of program, and artistic merit.

No one merits the kind of treatment she receives at work.

We discussed the merits of a number of different options during our staff meeting, but we haven't made any decision yet.

After all the trouble you children have caused, you each merit a good spanking.

Salary increases at the university are based on merit.

Her criticism of the project is entirely without merit. She wasn't part of the project herself and doesn't understand what we're trying to do.

Though known for its artistic merits, the film nonetheless did poorly at the box office.

A Chinese proverb advises that if you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.

The Prime Minister claimed the scandal was a minor affair and certainly didn't merit an investigative commission.

The Talmud advises us, Never expose yourself unnecessarily to danger; a miracle may not save you, and if it does, it will be deducted from your share of luck or merit.

Georg Hegel once said that the learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.

Mason Cooley once noted that the rich feel full of merit.

The governor of California has suggested he would like to tie teacher pay to merit rather than seniority.

In our company, people are promoted according to merit: connections are not important; ability is.


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