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"The garden is not big."

Translation:Le jardin n'est pas grand.

September 27, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MaureenPow3

I answered, "Le jardin n'est pas gros," and was marked wrong. What is the difference between "grand" and "gros".


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

"Gros" is a 3D notion (think of "voluminous") and "grand" a 2D notion: size in height, length or overall surface.


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

Grand can also be one-dimensional : un grand homme : a tall man.

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