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I came about sentences having "Il fait". What does it mean?

For instance, what does "Il fait gris" mean?

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closed as off-topic by Laure, Circeus, Zistoloen, Toto, Patrick Sebastien Jul 13 '14 at 12:28

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What about looking in a dictionary first for vocabulary? – Laure Jul 11 '14 at 15:31

It translates to :

It is grey. (Outside)

Il fait can be translated often into It is when used that way.

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