plu de plus de

BonnieA1

plu de plus de

do we have lessons explaining when to use plu de and plus de? Thanks Bonnie
Asked 2 years ago
BonnieA1
sorry, I didn't word that very well. when to pronounce the s and when it is silent.
AurélieKwiziq language super star
Bonjour Bonnie ! The general rule here is as such: - Never pronounce the "s" when "plus" has a negative meaning (no more, no ... left): "Je n'ai plu[s] de beurre." (I have no butter left) but - Pronounce it in positive context most of the time, though it can be omitted: "Il y a de plus en plu[s] / de plus en pluS de pollution." (more and more) The only cases you need to pronounce it is when the meaning could be either negative or positive, for clarity. For example, when using "ne...plus", as a lot of people would drop the "ne" in speech: "Je fume plu[s]." = Je ne fume plus. = I don't smoke any more. "Je fume pluS." = I smoke more. Here are links to our related lessons: De plus en plus de and de moins en moins de = more and more and less and less (comparisons of nouns) Making comparisons with nouns: plus de... que, moins de... que, autant de... que N'avoir plus de = To have none left (negation) I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !
BonnieA1
Very helpful! Also, thank you for pin pointing the links that address this question. Bon week end, Bonnie
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plu de plus de

do we have lessons explaining when to use plu de and plus de? Thanks Bonnie

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