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Position of Adjectives

Many adjectives follow the noun:
e.g. une ville industrielle - an industrial town

However, some very common adjectives are used before the noun:
une grande maison - a large house
un petit chat - a small cat
une jolie ville - a pretty town

Here is a list of some of the adjectives that come before the noun:
jeune - young
grand - big
long - long
méchant - naughty
joli - nice / pretty
pauvre - poor
haut - high
petit - small
court - short
gros - fat
mauvais - bad
bon - good
beau - beautiful

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