Why is there no l' in front of effet in "gaz à effet de serre" so it would read "gaz à l'effet de serre"? Same for "tasse à thé" - no definite article. Yet, you write "pain au chocolat" - definite article.
Freeform Writing Exercise B1
I think it's explained here: https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/compound-nouns-are-formed-using-prepositions-a-de-en
I think I get it. I just encountered "flowery dresses" as "robes à fleurs" which now makes more sense. Would the rule be that the definite article is only used for flavors?
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