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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    Question about an article.

    "They must be war heroes!"

    Is this sentence correct? Shouldn't we put an article before "war"?

  2. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #2

    Re: Question about an article.

    It's correct. You could say the war heroes if you were talking about all the heroes or a known group of heroes from a specific war.

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