English translation of 'meritare'
- (premio, stima)
to deserve(si) merita un premio/un ceffone
he deserves a prize/a smacksi è meritato la stima di tutti
he earned everybody's respectè una persona che merita
he deserves our respect (o affection etc)se l'è proprio meritato!
it serves him right
to require o need attention/consideration
to be worthquesto pranzo non merita il prezzo
this meal's not worth the money
- (valere la pena)
it's worth goingnon merita neanche parlarne
it's not worth talking aboutper quel che merita
for what it's worth
'meritare' in Other Languages
British English: deserve /dɪˈzɜːv/ VERB
If you say that someone deserves something, you mean that they should have it or do it because of their qualities or actions.
`He deserved to suffer,' she said angrily.
- American English: deserve
- Arabic: يَسْتَحِقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: merecer
- Chinese: 应得
- Croatian: zaslužiti
- Czech: zasloužit (si)
- Danish: fortjene
- Dutch: verdienen
- European Spanish: merecer
- Finnish: ansaita olla jonkin arvoinen
- French: mériter
- German: verdienen würdig sein
- Greek: δικαιούμαι
- Italian: meritare
- Japanese: ･･･に値する
- Korean: 받을 만하다
- Norwegian: fortjene
- Polish: zasłużyć
- European Portuguese: merecer
- Romanian: a merita
- Russian: заслуживать
- Spanish: merecerse
- Swedish: förtjäna
- Thai: สมควรได้รับ
- Turkish: hak etmek
- Ukrainian: заслуговувати
- Vietnamese: xứng đáng
British English: merit VERB
If someone or something merits a particular action or treatment, they deserve it.
He said he had done nothing wrong to merit a criminal investigation.
Translation of meritare from the Collins Italian to English
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