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Adjective long

JayaB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Adjective long

1. Ce sont de longues jupes nouvelles.    2. Ce sont des jupes longues et nouvelles.   3.  Ce sont de longues jupes nouvelles.   4. Ce sont de longues et nouvelles jupes.   Which one is the correct sentence? Please clarify.  Thanks in advance. 

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Jaya,

In French, usually, adjectives that are considered "neutral" are usually placed after the word they refer to - une jupe longue - while adjectives that imply an opinion are placed before the noun they refer to - une nouvelle jupe.

So, after discussing this particular example with my other colleague, we both agree that none of these sentences are how we would express it. We would say:

Ce sont de nouvelles jupes longues.

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

JayaB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

@Céline

Bonjour Céline!  

I found this sentence in one of the school question papers.  

JayaB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thank you @Celine!

Adjective long

1. Ce sont de longues jupes nouvelles.    2. Ce sont des jupes longues et nouvelles.   3.  Ce sont de longues jupes nouvelles.   4. Ce sont de longues et nouvelles jupes.   Which one is the correct sentence? Please clarify.  Thanks in advance. 

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