01. The young boys were arguing over who was the greatest super[hero]: Batman, Superman, or Spiderman.
02. When I was little, my dad was my [hero] because he seemed so big and strong and brave.
03. The firefighters were praised for their [heroic] efforts in saving everyone in the blaze that destroyed a large apartment building.
04. The soldiers' [heroism] in defending their position from enemy attack was recognized by the President in his speech.
05. He died [heroically], trying to save a young girl who had been swept out to sea while swimming with her family.
06. Mother Teresa is a [heroine] for many people throughout the world for her dedication to helping the poor of Calcutta.
07. The [hero] of the book is a little girl who saves the world from attack by Martians.
08. The President spoke at length of the [heroics] of the police and firefighters who lost their lives trying to save the vicitms of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
09. The policeman [heroically] charged into the bank where the hostages were being held by a desperate gunman.
10. Bilbo Baggins found a magic ring, and became a great [hero] in the fantasy novel "The Hobbit."
11. Nelson Mandela has long been a [hero] to people all over the globe for his fight against apartheid in South Africa.
12. In five of Shakespeare's plays, the [heroine] disguises herself as a man.
13. Robin Hood, one of the great English folk [heroes], may never have actually existed.
14. Will Rogers once noted that we can't all be [heroes] because somebody has to sit on the curb, and clap as they go by.
15. Ralph Waldo Emerson once remarked that a [hero] is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
16. Beilby Porteus once suggested that one murder makes a villain, millions a [hero].
17. Henri Frederic Amiel once stated that [heroism] is the dazzling and glorious concentration of courage.
18. Basketball great Michael Jordan once said, "My [heroes] are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my [heroes]."
19. A Burmese proverb notes that a [hero] only appears once the tiger is dead.
20. A Danish proverb remarks that love has produced some [heroes], but many idiots too.
21. An Iranian proverb suggests that it's better to fly and stay alive than to die a [hero].
22. There is a Yiddish proverb which tells us that a [hero] is someone who can keep his mouth shut when he's right.
23. In Zimbabwe, there is a proverb which says that blood is the sweat of [heroes].
24. A Yiddish proverb remarks that the soldiers fight, and the kings are [heroes].
25. Sascha felt like a real [hero] after scoring the goal that won the game.
26. World War Two [hero] General Charles De Gaulle became Prime Minister of France in June of 1958.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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