is pire only for adjectives?

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is pire only for adjectives?

is pire only for adjectives and not for adverbs? eg is it correct to say "je danse le plus mal", but wrong to say "je danse le pire"? thanks!

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Felix,

In French, you cannot say "je danse le pire".

When comparing with "pire" and "mal", you can't use them the same way: "mal" is used for actions while "pire" is used for general statement with "être".

Je danse plus mal que toi = I dance worse than you

Je danse le plus mal = I dance the worst

If "pire" is an adjective, then it would be qualifying someone or something (see example below):

Je suis mauvais danseur mais tu es encore pire (plus mauvais) que moi = I am a bad dancer but you are even worse than I 

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

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is pire only for adjectives?

is pire only for adjectives and not for adverbs? eg is it correct to say "je danse le plus mal", but wrong to say "je danse le pire"? thanks!

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