Definition of judge or consider something on its merits in English:
Assess something solely with regard to its intrinsic quality rather than other external factors: a proposal should be judged on its merits when it comes forward for approval
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- Now, that's a pretty bold claim to make but none the less I decided to let it pass and judge the piece on its merits rather than immediately begin to make a list of other possible contenders for the title.
- All arrears will have to paid in full but customs officials will be prepared to discuss settlement over a period of time and judge each case on its merits rather than hitting firms with a huge bill.
- On the question of the timing of accession, he said that each country would be judged on its merits, but in principle it would be better were Bulgaria and Romania to join the union simultaneously.
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