Hello, please advise why affreuse is in front of the noun. je souffre d'affreuses crampes
Dictation exercise B2
Please take a look at the following lesson -
Position of French Adjectives - Short and common adjectives that go BEFORE nouns
Hope this helps!
I couldn't find the answer in Cécile's link. Because the situation Eugene brought up is actually quite often encountered, I think this situation merits a mention in the lesson and should be added.
By putting an adjective ahead of the noun that would normally follow the noun, you make a stylistic choice. In this case, you emphasize the intensity of the cramps and convey a stronger emotional impact. This word order choice is common when expressing personal experiences or strong emotions in French. The preceding adjective conveys a subjective quality such as an opinion, a feeling or judgement.
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