Les vs des

IanC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Les vs des

Comme on adore les paillettes et tout ce qui brille. J'ai cousu des sequins absolument partout !

Why have you used les in front of one noun and des in front of the other.   

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Ian, 

This is the perennial question of when to use 'les' or'des'.

It is because of the verbs used -

On adore/ aime/ préfère les paillettes, meaning all of them without specification 

On coud des paillettes because you can only sew some of them, a quantity of them.

Hope this helps!

IanC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thank you Cécile, this helps a lot. 

Les vs des

Comme on adore les paillettes et tout ce qui brille. J'ai cousu des sequins absolument partout !

Why have you used les in front of one noun and des in front of the other.   

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