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19 July 2018
"de" or "des"
Can you please clarify for me why the answer on 1 of the questions - see below - contains "de" before the adjective and noun?
"Ta soeur et ses amis ont de jolies poupées."
I would have expected "des" because "poupées" is plural.
This question relates to:French lesson "Using nous, vous, ils/elles when conjugating verbs for multiple people"
Kwiziq language super star
it is a little rule of grammar that when the adjective precedes the noun 'des' will become 'de',
J'ai de belles chaussures de randonnée = I have great walking boots
Il a besoin de nouvelles lunettes = He needs new glasses
Ils ont de très bonnes notes à l'école = They have very good marks at school
Je vous souhaite de bonnes vacances! = I wish you a good holiday!
Hope this helps!
I was not (yet) aware of this rule :)
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