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Unformatted text preview: de + definite article: le (la, les) plus + adjective (or adverb or noun) + de = the most in (of) le (la, les) moins + adjective (or adverb or noun) + de = the least in (of) Using adjectives Definite articles and adjectives agree in number and gender with the nouns they modify. If an adjective generally precedes the noun, it retains that position in the superlative: Ma mre est la plus jolie de ses surs . (My mother is the prettiest of her sisters.) Ma mre est la plus jolie sur . (My mother is the prettiest sister.) The adjective may follow the noun, in which case the article is repeated: Mon pre est le frre le plus sage . (My father is the wisest brother.)...
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- Spring '08