Vous n'avez plus de pommes à la maison - why isn’t it des pommes here if there are multiple apples?

Vous n'avez plus de pommes à la maison - why isn’t it des pommes here if there are multiple apples?

Asked 9 months ago
AurélieKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Bonjour Mouse !

As stated in the lesson, with that negative structure (no more left), the articles follow the established rule of becoming de or d'

Have a look at the related lesson: 
https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/the-partitive-article-in-negative-sentences

I hope that's helpful!
Bonne journée !

DylanA2

Thank you Aurélie. But, do you know the reason why de is used always even for plurals instead of des? It's not intuitive for me.

Vous n'avez plus de pommes à la maison - why isn’t it des pommes here if there are multiple apples?

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