color adjectives sometimes singular sometimes plural

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color adjectives sometimes singular sometimes plural

Why are the color adjectives for the flowers singular but not for the lilies?

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MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Colour adjectives don’t always agree. White lilies is the only one of the 4 cases in the list in which the (common) agreement occurs -

https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com/revision/grammar/compound-colour-names-and-colour-names-derived-from-things-are-invariable

 

color adjectives sometimes singular sometimes plural

Why are the color adjectives for the flowers singular but not for the lilies?

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