Wendy asked: "Why isn't it 'll s'est fait FAIRE couper les cheveux? When do you use fais faire?"

AurélieKwiziq team member

Wendy asked: "Why isn't it 'll s'est fait FAIRE couper les cheveux? When do you use fais faire?"

Asked 2 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Wendy ! In this case, it would be redundant and awkward to use "faire faire couper", as you'd be saying "He's had had his hair cut." You'll use "faire faire" when there's no other verb afterwards, to express "to have *something* done/made": "J'ai fait faire une robe pour Laura." (I had a dress made for Laura.) "Nous faisons faire des travaux dans notre cuisine." (We're having some work done in our kitchen.) I hope that's helpful! Bonne Année !
WendyC1Kwiziq community member
Thank you for the clear explanation, Am learning so much from this site. Bonne Année

Wendy asked: "Why isn't it 'll s'est fait FAIRE couper les cheveux? When do you use fais faire?"

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