...au magasin d'à côté. Is the "d" required? Can it not be simply .. au magasin à côté?

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Walter

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3 February 2019

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...au magasin d'à côté. Is the "d" required? Can it not be simply .. au magasin à côté?

This question relates to:
French writing exercise "At the ski resort"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

5 February 2019

5/02/19

Hi Walter, 

Interesting point you raise, I might be able to explain it by changing the noun to 'girl'.

The girl nexdoor is very brightLa fille d'à côté est très intelligente

The girl next to you is my sister = La fille à côté de vous est ma sœur 

Two separate concepts....

Walter

Kwiziq community member

5 February 2019

5/02/19

Your examples made it unambiguously clear.  Thank you!  

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