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    Quote Originally Posted by Masfer
    I haven't understood quite well what the difference is between I am no hero and I am not a hero. I think the first one means: "Heroes don't exist at all" and the second one means "Heroes do exist, but I am not one", is it correct? Could you write another sentences showing the difference? BTW: the plural of hero is heroes or heros ?

    ByE!
    You're 100% correct :D

    Thanks for the spelling tip :D It's heroes. :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by Masfer
    I haven't understood quite well what the difference is between I am no hero and I am not a hero. I think the first one means: "Heroes don't exist at all" and the second one means "Heroes do exist, but I am not one", is it correct? Could you write another sentences showing the difference? BTW: the plural of hero is heroes or heros ?

    ByE!
    You're 100% correct :D

    Thanks for the spelling tip :D It's heroes. :D
    But he's not right if he thinks I am no hero means there are no heroes, is he?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    But he's not right if he thinks I am no hero means there are no heroes, is he? :o
    Within the given context, it's OK:

    In this particular situation there are no heroes. Heroes were not considered at all.

    Ellipsis: "I am no hero means, there are no heroes (who exist in this situation)."

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    My interpretation:

    • I am no hero means:

      [list:94ea39ddc5]"Too much attention is being focused on me. I am not the hero in this situation."
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    That is the way I interpret the statement in the context in which it was said.

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    My interpretation:

    • I am no hero means:

      [list:1a3c63f361]"Too much attention is being focused on me. I am not the hero in this situation."
    [/list:u:1a3c63f361]

    That is the way I interpret the statement in the context in which it was said.

    :)
    I agree, adding "no heroes in this situation" means, heroes do not exist (in that given situation). To say, however, "I am not the hero in this situation" is different. It implies that there is a hero. It's just not me.

    :D You're my hero RonBee. :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    My interpretation:

    • I am no hero means:

      [list:6f4874d82a]"Too much attention is being focused on me. I am not the hero in this situation."
    [/list:u:6f4874d82a]

    That is the way I interpret the statement in the context in which it was said.

    :)
    I agree, adding "no heroes in this situation" means, heroes do not exist (in that given situation). To say, however, "I am not the hero in this situation" is different. It implies that there is a hero. It's just not me.
    That's what I meant. That's exactly what I meant. And that is what I believe Jessica meant.

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    :D You're my hero RonBee. :D
    Aw, shucks.

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