A doubt.


Kwiziq community member

20 October 2017

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A doubt.

It seems that une boule de neige doesn't follow the pattern of un sac en/de cuir. Is that right?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Compound nouns formed with prepositions à, de, en"


Kwiziq community member

21 October 2017


Bonsoir Rene, une boule de neige --> a snowball (a ball of snow) There does not seem to be a valid reason one could not state «une boule en neige», the biggest hurdle with that locution; however, would be in using it verbally. Une boule de neige sounds more aesthetically pleasing when pronounced. Bonne chance.

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