Il est vert vs C'est vert

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Il est vert vs C'est vert

Why is "il est vert" unacceptable for a translation of "It is green."?

Asked 2 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Il est vert would be understood as "He is green."

The decision when to use il and when ce is not always clear-cut. However, when the verb is être, in 99% of cases you use c'est

Il est vert vs C'est vert

Why is "il est vert" unacceptable for a translation of "It is green."?

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