Can you explain how the same adjective is used in the before and also after the noun

Can you explain how the same adjective is used in the before and also after the noun

for example: Elle a les cheveux longs et blonds becomes Elle a de long cheveux blonds.
Asked 11 years ago
AurélieKwiziq language super star

Bonjour Radhika !

That's a good question!
It depends which rule you follow regarding adjectives:

- if you consider the adjectives one by one (longs/blonds), therefore you respect their established position: long is always before the noun, and blond after, hence Elle a de longs cheveux blonds.

- if you link these two adjectives with et (and), therefore the rule is to place them after the noun, hence Elle a les cheveux longs et blonds.

In French you can do either, as long as you stay coherent with the rules.

I hope that's helpful!

Can you explain how the same adjective is used in the before and also after the noun

for example: Elle a les cheveux longs et blonds becomes Elle a de long cheveux blonds.

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