'pire' AND 'plus mauvais/e' (adjective). Are they interchangeable in all situations?

JoanA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

'pire' AND 'plus mauvais/e' (adjective). Are they interchangeable in all situations?

Some textbook said pire is for abstract noun while mauvais/e is for concrete noun

Asked 6 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Joan, it seems that pire is the safer choice.

Check here for a bit more backgroung on this: https://french.stackexchange.com/questions/1722/the-differences-between-plus-mauvais-and-pire

'pire' AND 'plus mauvais/e' (adjective). Are they interchangeable in all situations?

Some textbook said pire is for abstract noun while mauvais/e is for concrete noun

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