De and des

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De and des

Why did you use la maison DES in the first example ? The maison is singular n'est c'est pas?
Asked 3 years ago
LauraKwiziq team member
Bonjour Moushumi, Yes, "maison" is singular, but it belongs to "the Jacksons," which is plural.
MeghnaC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
I hadn't realised that Jackson represented a family name, I thought it was the name of an individual. Your explanation makes perfect sense now . Merci!

De and des

Why did you use la maison DES in the first example ? The maison is singular n'est c'est pas?

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