Freeform Writing Exercise C1
Here "de" is part of the expression "être jonché de [quelque chose]".
Le sol est jonché de branches = The ground is strewn with branches
Le sol est jonché de branches cassées = Le ground was strewn with broken branches
Take a look here:
Also, you could have "des" (de + les) if the narrator were to mention something very specific about them:
I hope this is helpful.
Bonne journée !
There may be various reasons why de was used. Can you provide examples?
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