why are ses dons jardinière used rather than dons jardiniers in the weekend writing challenge. We are speaking of a woman. But it is not dons de

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why are ses dons jardinière used rather than dons jardiniers in the weekend writing challenge. We are speaking of a woman. But it is not dons de

jardinière, so the adjective is modifying masculine dons
Asked 1 year ago
AurélieKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Ann!

Actually in the French sentence jardinière is not an adjective, but a noun used as a complement: literally "gifts of gardener / gardener's gifts", hence the agreement with the gifted person :)

Bonne journée !

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why are ses dons jardinière used rather than dons jardiniers in the weekend writing challenge. We are speaking of a woman. But it is not dons de

jardinière, so the adjective is modifying masculine dons

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