RE the example about the television: the

RE the example about the television: the

speaker seems to be talking about two specific tv sets, but the comparative chosen is, "mieux." Why would it not be, "meilleur?"
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AurélieKwiziq language super star
Bonjour Susan ! Here it's the fact that to express a general opinion on something (This is good) that is *not* food, you use "c'est bien" in French rather than "c'est bon". Therefore, the comparative will be "mieux" and not "meilleur" ! I hope that's helpful! Bonnes Fêtes et à bientôt !
Merci. To be sure I understand: if I were speaking of my tv, irrespective of comparison, I would say, "Ma télé est bien," not, "Ma télé est bon?"
AurélieKwiziq language super star
Exactement Susan ! For anything that isn't food, you will use "c'est bien" instead of "c'est bon" ! Bonnes fêtes !
In an example above "Quel est le meilleur aspirateur?", that implies that l'aspirateur est bon, correct? Why would this not be "bien", like the case of "Ma télé est bien" above? It's not food.

RE the example about the television: the

speaker seems to be talking about two specific tv sets, but the comparative chosen is, "mieux." Why would it not be, "meilleur?"

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