Use of gran/de in the negative sense

StuartB1Kwiziq community member

Use of gran/de in the negative sense

Would it be fair to say that in a negative situation you would not use gran?

So, it would not be un gran atasco, but un atasco grande? (a big traffic jam)

Muchísimas gracias,


Asked 1 month ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hi Stuart

Well,  if the noun used is a negative word itself, e.g. atasco, problema... then both gran and grande will be negative, so, the negativity is brought more by the noun, not the adjective.

Saludos

Inma

Use of gran/de in the negative sense

Would it be fair to say that in a negative situation you would not use gran?

So, it would not be un gran atasco, but un atasco grande? (a big traffic jam)

Muchísimas gracias,


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