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She's worked hard to get where she is. You shouldn't begrudge her the success she's earned.
In 1853, it earned him the Royal Society's Royal Medal, and it made his reputation as a biologist.
The album won the 2004 Mercury Prize and earned a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Album.
Its actions with both divisions earned the men of the divisional artillery plaudits from both divisional commanders.
His actions, which earned him the VC, helped the brigade secure its position.
The film earned honours in the Advertising Age's weekly Creativity Top 5 video.
The dolphin became infamous for killing a swimmer and injuring many others, which later earned her the nickname killer dolphin.
Wiles earned his bachelor's degree in mathematics in 1974 at Merton College, Oxford, and a PhD in 1980 at Clare College, Cambridge.
At the age of 21, Crick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from University College London.
Sleeping in fields and living on money earned along the way by selling portrait sketches, they made it as far as Toulouse.
She earned some money from book illustration and design work, while Euan produced a pamphlet, Towards Equality, for the Fabian Society.
Luckily for the Scarlets, Cardiff Blues won the Amlin Cup and thereby earned Wales an extra Heineken Cup place.
Upon retirement, Giggs received many plaudits for the achievements he earned throughout his career, and the longevity of it.
Her work has earned her three Grammy Award nominations and three Brit Award nominations, among other accolades.
His resulting script for A Hard Day's Night earned him a nomination for the 1965 Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay.
His opsimathy meant that he was over 60 before he entered college, and over 70 before he earned his doctorate.
The effectiveness of these tactics earned Vikings a formidable reputation as raiders and pirates.
In Lotharingia he earned the enmity of the new duke Gilbert, who in 919 declared loyalty to the new king of East Francia Henry the Fowler.
He had, during many years, earned his daily bread by pandaring to the vicious taste of the pit, and by grossly flattering rich and noble patrons.
When Agamemnon takes Briseis from Achilles, he takes away a portion of the kleos he had earned.
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