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Ce sont de jolies lettres. VS Ce sont jolies lettres.

Ce sont de jolies lettres. VS Ce sont jolies lettres. Is there any difference between the two? Thanks.

May 12, 2020



"Ce sont jolies lettres" is incorrect. You can say "ce sont de jolies lettres" or "ce sont des jolies lettres" (that's quite the same)

I'm a native


Ah, I forgot about particles. Thank you so much. Merci beaucoup!


Note that on Duolingo, des jolies lettres is not allowed, because with the adjective there we don't need les.

Also, instead of Ce sont jolies lettres, could we say Elles sont jolies lettres ?

Timor mortis conturbat me. 2020-05-12


mmmhh no, it's definitely incorrect not to put 'de' or 'des' before'jolies lettres'

Ce sont des jolies lettres.

'elles sont jolies lettres' is a very litteral translation ahah it's incorrect as well.

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