Expressions with faireadmin
Faire is an irregular verb which means ‘to do as well as to make.’ While using expressions with verb faire, meaning of the verb changes. Some of the expressions are given below:
Quel temps fait-il? How is the weather?
Il fait beau The weather is fine.
Il fait chaud The weather is hot.
Il fait froid The weather is cold.
Il fait soleil It is sunny.
Il fait du vent It is windy.
Il fait du brouillard It is foggy.
Il fait jour It is daytime.
Il fait nuit It is dark.
Il/Elle fait du shopping He/ She goes for shopping.
Il/Elle fait des achats/courses He/She is purchasing
Il/Elle fait le ménage He/She is doing the housework.
Il/Elle fait la queue He/ She is standing in a line.
Il/Elle fait un voyage He/She goes for a trip.
Il/Elle fait une promenade He/She is going for a walk.
Il/Elle fait un gâteau/crêpe He/She is making a cake/pancake
In all above examples, when we are talking about ‘Il fait’ it means weather. But, we can use faire with other subject’s pronouns as well as different expressions.