Why do we use un tres joli manteau but not un manteau tres joli? Merci!

MerveA1Kwiziq community member

Why do we use un tres joli manteau but not un manteau tres joli? Merci!

Asked 3 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Merve ! The lesson states that in cases where the adjective is used with an adverb, there are two possibilities: - If the adverb contains two syllables or more (i.e. "vraiment gentille"), then the adverb/adjective will be AFTER the noun -> "une fille vraiment gentille" - If the adverb contains one syllable (i.e. "très joli"), then the adverb/adjective will be BEFORE the noun -> "un très joli manteau" I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !
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Merci beaucoup!

Why do we use un tres joli manteau but not un manteau tres joli? Merci!

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