toute chaude? I had "tout chaude", with tout an adverb modifying the adjective chaude. And why "le goûter" rather than 'la goûter"?

SallyC1

toute chaude? I had "tout chaude", with tout an adverb modifying the adjective chaude. And why "le goûter" rather than 'la goûter"?

Asked 4 months ago
AlanC1Correct answer

Although adverbs don't normally agree with adjectives, tout is a rather weird exception. If it's followed by a feminine adjective beginning with a consonant or aspirated h, then it agrees in gender and number.

Your other question on le/la goûter has been answered here: 

https://french.kwiziq.com/questions/view/why-le-instead-of-la

 

SallyC1

Thank you for clearing up something I found really confusing!

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toute chaude? I had "tout chaude", with tout an adverb modifying the adjective chaude. And why "le goûter" rather than 'la goûter"?

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