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Weather adjectives

Andy

Kwiziq community member

15 June 2016

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Weather adjectives

With the adjectives given above (ensoleillé, pluvieux, nuageux, brumeux, orageux) would it be appropriate to use the Il fait + [adjective] form with these, or is only the Le temps est [adjective] form used? Thank-you.

This relates to:
Talking about the weather with il y a -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

17 June 2016

17/06/16

Bonjour Andy,

You can indeed use the expression "Il fait" + adjective with these adjectives:
"Il fait pluvieux, nuageux, brumeux, orageux"
BUT I wouldn't use it with "ensoleillé" though: I would say:
"Le temps est ensoleillé" or "C'est ensoleillé aujourd'hui".

Voilà! I hope that's helpful!
À bientôt !

Daniel

Kwiziq community member

9 August 2017

9/08/17

Aurélie, you should then correct one of your previous replies where you said " Actually, in French you won't use il fait with specific adjectives likes nuageux..."

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