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Why is there a "d'" after "rien" in "on n'a rien vu D'intéressant" ?

JamesC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Why is there a "d'" after "rien" in "on n'a rien vu D'intéressant" ?

Asked 8 months ago
AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

See: Quelque chose de spécial = Something special

"de is used after quelque chose, rien, quelqu'un, personne + [adjectif]" 

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi James,

Is it not just a case of expressing "of interest"?

We didn't see anything of interest or we saw nothing of interest.

Jim

Why is there a "d'" after "rien" in "on n'a rien vu D'intéressant" ?

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