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    #1

    Cool first

    Hello!

    Is "the" necessary in this case?

    "We were the first to arrive".

    Thank you
    W

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    Re: first

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Is "the" necessary in this case?

    "We were the first to arrive".

    Thank you
    W
    It's probably not strictly necessary, but I like it.

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    #3

    Re: first

    We were the first that ever burst,
    into that silent sea.

    That sounds good too! Where's it from?

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