Adjective positions

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Adjective positions

Hi, in the mini-quiz, it gives une histoire très interessante as correct. However, I understood that if the adjective is modified by an adverb of only one syllable, it comes before the verb. As in the given example un très joli manteau. So by that logic, it should be une très interessante histoire? 

 

 

 

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Placement of adjectives in French is a mess. :)) There are some rules but all of them are fraught with numerous exceptions. Sometimes both options exist with a slightly different stylistic emphasis. In your case, I believe that both versions are possible.

Adjective positions

Hi, in the mini-quiz, it gives une histoire très interessante as correct. However, I understood that if the adjective is modified by an adverb of only one syllable, it comes before the verb. As in the given example un très joli manteau. So by that logic, it should be une très interessante histoire? 

 

 

 

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