Poll: Poll: He's one of the ____ greats.

He's one of the ____ greats.

true
truly
Either could be used.

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  • Added: September 2006

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Gloria

This is idiomatic English, the sound of the sentence matters more than the rules. It is speaking for impact, rather than correctness. True greats is more poetic in sound, hence the usage dealing with great personages.

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