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i know size adjectives come before nouns in french, but what if it's in a metaphorical sense? (for example, short life--would it be vie courte or courte vie?)

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    This would depend upon how strong you would like to make it!
    la vie courte = a SHORT life (emphasis)
    la courte vie = the short life

    Sra (aka Mme)

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