Why de grands hommes and not des grands hommes..?

Why de grands hommes and not des grands hommes..?

Asked 10 years ago
RonC1Correct answer
Bonjour Gloria,
Here is the lesson that addresses this exact scenario:
https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/use-de-d-instead-of-des-in-front-of-adjectives-preceding-nouns-partitive-article

In short, des is the contracted version of de + les .
Bonne chance.

Why de grands hommes and not des grands hommes..?

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