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  1. Stefan2007
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    should "the" be used or not?

    Legendary Clint Eastwood or
    the legendary Clint Eastwood?
    I`m a bit confused about this usage because i`ve come across both examples and am not sure which one is more appropriate.

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    Re: should "the" be used or not?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stefan2007 View Post
    Legendary Clint Eastwood or
    the legendary Clint Eastwood?
    I`m a bit confused about this usage because i`ve come across both examples and am not sure which one is more appropriate.
    Usually, it would be "the legendary Clint Eastwood".

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    Re: should "the" be used or not?

    As Mike said, the article here is needed. Don't confuse it with cases like "Doctor Smith", "Judge Smith", etc.

    However, you might read/hear something like that (i.e. Legendary Clint Eastwood) as a first mention in <journalism> register. Something like:

    "Legendary Clint Eastwood was also seen at the party"

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