Second-most celebrated holiday

DanielleC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Second-most celebrated holiday

I was surprised by the first sentence  "Pâques est la deuxième fête la plus célébrée en France, après Noël." because it seems like deuxième describes fête rather than la plus célébrée. 

Could a sentence like "Pâques est la fête la deuxieme plus célébrée en France, après Noël" work?

Asked 7 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Danielle, 

In short no, the only way to construct this sentence is as given in the text.

Please take a look at the following lesson with lots more examples -

Forming the superlative of adjectives in complex cases

Bonne Continuation ?

DanielleC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Oh okay....It didn't register in my brain as a superlative because it's the "second most"...thanks

Second-most celebrated holiday

I was surprised by the first sentence  "Pâques est la deuxième fête la plus célébrée en France, après Noël." because it seems like deuxième describes fête rather than la plus célébrée. 

Could a sentence like "Pâques est la fête la deuxieme plus célébrée en France, après Noël" work?

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