de l' changed to d'

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de l' changed to d'

Why is the first "Il a de l'argent", but the l' is gone in the negative "Il n'a plus d'argent"

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MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

See attached links for rules on partitive and indefinite articles with “negative” sentences

 Du, de la, de l', des all become de or d' in negative sentences (partitive articles)  

Un, une become de or d' in negative sentences (indefinite articles)

 

 

de l' changed to d'

Why is the first "Il a de l'argent", but the l' is gone in the negative "Il n'a plus d'argent"

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