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Kwiziq community member
8 January 2018
Meilleur vs Mieux
I've checked this one using the Google translator and it agrees with me that the correct translation should be: Son copain est gentil mais le mien est meilleur (not mieux). Please explain.
This question relates to:French lesson "Meilleur, mieux, pire / plus mauvais, plus mal = better, best, worse and worst (irregular comparatives and superlatives)"
Kwiziq language super star
15 March 2018
In the example you give Glen, i would agree that a comparative should be 'plus gentil' as meilleur or mieux in the answer is too vague. I feel like saying 'better in what way?'
bon (adj.) becomes meilleur
bien (adv.) becomes mieux .
Hope this helps!
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