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What does "long-deserved" mean? "September in Pine Cove is a sigh of relief, a nightcap, a long-deserved nap."
Jan 21, 2011 1:17 PM
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“long deserved” means something that’s been properly earned (for a long time). You could also say “well deserved” or “much deserved” (e.g. “a well deserved nap”).
January 21, 2011
long deserved = he has deserved it for a very long time
January 21, 2011
Thanks for the comments. I've got a related question. Can you please help me with the expression "a long-deserved nap"? What does it mean here? Is there a person who "deserves" a nap? How can one deserve a nap?
January 22, 2011
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