de/des before adjective

JoakimC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

de/des before adjective

From the week 71 A1 writing challenge: "She likes eating salad and also small tomato pieces" -> "Elle aime bien manger de la salade et aussi DES petits morceaux de tomate". I had expected "..et aussi DE petits morceaux.." Isn't there a rule that 'des' loses its s when there is an adjective before the noun?
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RonC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Bonjour Joakim, Voici la leçon en ce qui concerne «de vs. des» en avance d'adjectifs. "Des" becomes " de/d' " in front of adjectives preceding nouns (French Partitive Articles) Bonne chance.
JoakimC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
I don't think des is de+les here, so it should be 'de', right?
RonC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Since «salade» takes de la, partitive, then I sense the same grammar structure would apply to «petits morceaux de tomate». Here is the lesson that discusses articles partitives. Du/de la/de l'/des = Some/any (French Partitive Articles) Let me know your thoughts after reviewing the lesson. à bientôt

de/des before adjective

From the week 71 A1 writing challenge: "She likes eating salad and also small tomato pieces" -> "Elle aime bien manger de la salade et aussi DES petits morceaux de tomate". I had expected "..et aussi DE petits morceaux.." Isn't there a rule that 'des' loses its s when there is an adjective before the noun?

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