Les nôtres or les nos

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Meghna

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29 December 2016

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Les nôtres or les nos

In the question about ses plantes sont plus belles que _____ I got the response les nos. As incorrect. The correct response is les nôtres. Please help me understand when nos is used?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Le nôtre, le vôtre, le leur, etc = Ours, yours, theirs (possessive pronouns)"

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

3 January 2017

3/01/17

Bonjour Meghna ! "Nos" is the possessive adjective "our", which you use with plural nouns: - "Nos amis" (Our friends), "nos grands projets" (our big plans), "nos aventures" (our adventures)... See the lesson: https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/my-languages/french/view/3113 "Les nôtres" is the possessive pronoun "ours", which replaces a previously mentioned thing: - "À qui sont ces chaussures ? Ce sont les nôtres." (Whose shoes are those? They're ours.) I hope that's helpful! Bonne Année !

Meghna

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5 January 2017

5/01/17

I think I get it ... M

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