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Il était beau hier.

Andrea N.B2Kwiziq community member

Il était beau hier.

Would an alternative translation to the above be: "It was nice yesterday"    ?

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Andrea,

If you use 'être' with beau it means to look nice so you would say of a man particularly well-dressed for an occasion -

Il était beau hier = He looked nice/lovely yesterday 

But for the weather to say 'it was nice yesterday' you would have to use 'faire' as in the following Kwiziq lesson -

Talking about the weather with il fait + [adjective]

Hope this helps!

Il était beau hier.

Would an alternative translation to the above be: "It was nice yesterday"    ?

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