use of Des or de in plural form

When does one use 'des' and 'de' during plural form eg: de bons fruits Vs des bonnes frites

January 27, 2013


The rule is that if the article "des" is directly followed by an adjective, it becomes "de".

  • de bons fruits
  • de bonnes frites.

However, many French people do not apply that rule.

January 27, 2013

Thanks. Agree with the rule, but the what happens in other mentioned cases? 'des bonnes robes' or 'de riches enfants'

January 27, 2013

The rule should apply as well: - de bonnes robes - de riches enfants

January 28, 2013

why 'des bonnes robes' where as 'de riches enfants'

January 27, 2013
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