Grand

SueC1

Grand

Again grand before or after the noun. Le grande homme I am told means the great man, one who is respected etc, whereas l' homme grand is the tall man. If we want to speficy that a person is tall do we have to place grand after the noun. thank you
Asked 9 years ago
AurélieKwiziq language super star
Bonjour Sue ! You are correct as for the use of "grand" with "homme" or "femme", but this disctinction doesn't apply to objects or animals, for which you will always place "grand" before to indicate a physical characteristic: un grand ours une grande chaise I hope that's helpful!
SueC1
Salut Aurélie again a great answer
MaxC1
Somehow I missed that in 1963!

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