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

KarlB2Kwiziq community member

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 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

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

KarlB2Kwiziq community member

Ahh, I see...thanks

CécileKwiziq team member

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!

 

AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

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

HeyesC1Kwiziq community member

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 team member

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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