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    #1

    The pain and (the) sacrifice

    Hello,

    Do we need the second "the"?

    the pain and (the) sacrifice of X

    Thank you.

    Nawee

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    Re: The pain and (the) sacrifice

    Please write a full sentence.

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    Re: The pain and (the) sacrifice

    I'd say it depends on whether they're seen as two separate things (the...the) or one related pair (one article), so, as Rover says, it depends on the wider context.

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