emphasis before vs. after

Stephanie B1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

emphasis before vs. after

Am I correct in understanding that with bueno/malo, putting it before the noun creates more emphasis?

Like " mi padre es un hombre bueno." -My father is a good man.

"Mi padre es un buen hombre." -My father is a [really] good man.

Asked 9 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Stephanie

Some adjective express a slightly different quality depending on whether they are placed before or after the noun. This is the case with buen hombre vs hombre bueno. Here is a lesson that explains how certain adjectives have an extra meaning. Have a look

Saludos

Inma

emphasis before vs. after

Am I correct in understanding that with bueno/malo, putting it before the noun creates more emphasis?

Like " mi padre es un hombre bueno." -My father is a good man.

"Mi padre es un buen hombre." -My father is a [really] good man.

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