I'm a bit confused as to when to use, "mal," and when, "mauvais," as they both mean, bad.

Susan

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25 September 2016

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I'm a bit confused as to when to use, "mal," and when, "mauvais," as they both mean, bad.

What are the rules or nuances?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Using 'sentir bon' and 'se sentir bien'"

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

27 September 2016

27/09/16

Exactly the same as between bon and bien: bon/mauvais are adjectives while bien/mal are adverbs.

Susan

Kwiziq community member

27 September 2016

27/09/16

Got it. Merci.

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