you said that we use des only with countable nouns, does that means that uncountable nouns are treated as singular in french ?

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renwa

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1 September 2018

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you said that we use des only with countable nouns, does that means that uncountable nouns are treated as singular in french ?

This relates to:
Using du, de la, de l', des to express some or any (partitive articles) -

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

3 September 2018

3/09/18

Hi Renwa,


You will use du, de la, de l' (some) for uncountable nouns which are singular articles: 


J'ai de la confiture d'abricot, si vous préférez? = I have some apricot jam if you prefer?


Il y a du bon chocolat dans le placard. = There is some good chocolate in the cupboard.


Nous avons de l'argent à changer en arrivant. We have some money to change on arrival.


Hope this helps!

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