it seems someone would give "plusieurs" fleurs but there would be "de nombreuses" fleurs in a field.

Frank

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9 May 2018

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it seems someone would give "plusieurs" fleurs but there would be "de nombreuses" fleurs in a field.

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Conjugate recevoir and other -cevoir verbs in Le Présent (present tense) -

Chris

Kwiziq community member

10 May 2018

10/05/18

Hi Frank,


plusieures -- severl
nombreuses -- many


So you are correct.


A maybe descriptive way to express this would be: le champ est couvert de fleures. -- the field is covered by flowers. ;)


-- Chris (not a native speaker).

Frank

Kwiziq community member

10 May 2018

10/05/18

HI, Chris!  That's what I believe but my question was in response to an answer. I chose Plusieurs but the correct answer was Il m'a donné de nombreuses fleurs. I don't see that as a better choice than plusieurs. According to the explanation, nombreux is  more than plusieurs which to me is exessive for someone getting flowers.

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