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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nitarsh

"This is the right dress."

January 21, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Abelmisi

Why does't it accept C'est la robe bonne? I though adjectives came after the noun in French.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wilder4690

http://www.french-linguistics.co.uk/grammar/adjectives_position.shtml

It is an exception. There is a list on that site. The typical rule is for the adjective to follow the noun, but certain "basic or functional" nouns will come before.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nitarsh

"C'est la bonne robe" means "this is the good dress" right?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aleenik

I am just starting to learn French myself so I can't really be of much help, but in English "This is the good dress" just doesn't sound right at all.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

This sentence is the contrary to "this is the wrong dress", so "good" would not fit well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mak123

why is it bonne and not bon


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sean57

Because robe is feminine? La robe


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yani.pc

when the adjetive goes before and when behind the noun in F rench?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yani.pc

when the adjetive goes before and when behind the noun in F rench?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/super_tuga

Why not "C'est une bonne robe"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

Definite article "the" does not translate in indefinite article "une". And the meaning changes with the change of article: "la bonne robe" = the right dress (appropriate) "une bonne robe" = a good dress (comfortable)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EmiLaBella

It would be nice if it taught sentence structure...I want my hearts back :'(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Koolkaren

When is it ok to use the word 'juste' for 'right'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

When it is contrary to "wrong"

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