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Adverbe et adjectif

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Adverbe et adjectif

An adjective clarifies or describe a noun (usually an object or a person). It must agree in gender and number with that noun.
Des femmes mystérieuses Some mysterious women (mystérieuses refers to the noun femmes).
Des cheveux courts Short hair.
An adverb clarifies or describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb. It is invariable (it never agrees).
Elles partent ensemble They leave together (ensemble refers to the verb partent).
Ils se sont couchés très tard They went to bed very late.
Don’t confuse the adverbs or adjective that might follow the verb être.
Ils sont loin They are far away (loin is an adverb); Ils sont éloignés They are far away (éloigné is an adjective)
Elles sont debout They are standing (debout is an adverb); Elles sont assises They are sitting down (assis is an adjective)
Some other common adverbs: beaucoup, partout, souvent, bien...
Les Français sont partout The French are everywhere (not partouts)
Nous sommes très bien We are very well (not biens)

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