Ok, I’ll try again... Un bon pour les cheveux shampooing.

Ok, I’ll try again... Un bon pour les cheveux shampooing.

To me this reads as “a voucher for hair shampoo” and I don’t see how the syntax is incorrect... unless “Bon” is supposed to be an adjective and not a noun.

I’m very confused!?

Asked 6 months ago

I guess you have to parse it differently: it is actually un bon shampooing pour les cheveux.

Ahh, I see...thanks

CécileKwiziq language super star

Hi karl, 

I cannot find the context but if it was a voucher (un bon) it would be :

Un bon pour un shampooing...

Hope this helps!

 

I think the point that is being taught here is that adjectives, even short adjectives like bon, are placed after the noun if they have a complement, i.e. "bon pour les cheveux". So it should be:

un shampooing bon pour les cheveux

I think it is a very odd question about adjective position since there isn’t actually an adjective as it stands and to make sense of the sentence you have to move a noun, and understand that bon is supposed to be an adjective.

CécileKwiziq language super star

Just to add -

'Un bon shampooing pour les cheveux' , indicates that the shampoo is a good quality one 

You would say - 

'Un shampooing bon pour les cheveux secs / gras/ abimés' 

for a specific shampoo good for dry, greasy or damaged hair.

Hope this helps!

Ok, I’ll try again... Un bon pour les cheveux shampooing.

To me this reads as “a voucher for hair shampoo” and I don’t see how the syntax is incorrect... unless “Bon” is supposed to be an adjective and not a noun.

I’m very confused!?

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