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Il a fait très beau.

HillaryC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Il a fait très beau.

"The weather was wonderful."  There is no clear beginning and the end, so why is it in passé composé?  Can I say "Il fesait beau."?

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer
Bonjour Hillary,

It is in Le Passé Composé because it is referring to a past action that has a clear timeframe in the past ( as per the hint given 'i.e. the weather at that time'), insisting on it being a single, whole past event 

See link here (read section called 'BONUS') : Passé Composé - Imparfait

I hope this is helpful. 

Bonne journée 

HillaryC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Merci, Céline !

Il a fait très beau.

"The weather was wonderful."  There is no clear beginning and the end, so why is it in passé composé?  Can I say "Il fesait beau."?

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