comme il faut
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- Proper; in keeping with etiquette or social standards.
- 2007: Talking during performances is perfectly comme il faut in Wharton – why else go to a show if not to talk to one’s friends? – so while Miss Shaw, up to her bosom in dirt, went on about existence, I asked my female companion for advice. — Deborah Friedell, ‘Short Cuts’, London Review of Books 29:5
- properly (the way it should be done)
See falloir. Only conjugated in the third person singular.