Ma grand-mère avait les plus beaux rosiers de son village

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Ma grand-mère avait les plus beaux rosiers de son village

Why does "de" mean "in" here? 

Asked 9 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi James, 

If the sentence had been -

Ma grand-mère avait les plus beaux rosiers du village My grandmother had the most beautiful rosebushes in the village 

It might make more sense to you.

 It is just that we say 'de'  = of

rather than 'in' as in English.

Hope this helps!

 

Ma grand-mère avait les plus beaux rosiers de son village

Why does "de" mean "in" here? 

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