faut


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faut

(fɔːt)
n, vb
a Scot word for fault

faut


Past participle: fauted
Gerund: fauting

Imperative
faut
faut
Present
I faut
you faut
he/she/it fauts
we faut
you faut
they faut
Preterite
I fauted
you fauted
he/she/it fauted
we fauted
you fauted
they fauted
Present Continuous
I am fauting
you are fauting
he/she/it is fauting
we are fauting
you are fauting
they are fauting
Present Perfect
I have fauted
you have fauted
he/she/it has fauted
we have fauted
you have fauted
they have fauted
Past Continuous
I was fauting
you were fauting
he/she/it was fauting
we were fauting
you were fauting
they were fauting
Past Perfect
I had fauted
you had fauted
he/she/it had fauted
we had fauted
you had fauted
they had fauted
Future
I will faut
you will faut
he/she/it will faut
we will faut
you will faut
they will faut
Future Perfect
I will have fauted
you will have fauted
he/she/it will have fauted
we will have fauted
you will have fauted
they will have fauted
Future Continuous
I will be fauting
you will be fauting
he/she/it will be fauting
we will be fauting
you will be fauting
they will be fauting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fauting
you have been fauting
he/she/it has been fauting
we have been fauting
you have been fauting
they have been fauting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fauting
you will have been fauting
he/she/it will have been fauting
we will have been fauting
you will have been fauting
they will have been fauting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fauting
you had been fauting
he/she/it had been fauting
we had been fauting
you had been fauting
they had been fauting
Conditional
I would faut
you would faut
he/she/it would faut
we would faut
you would faut
they would faut
Past Conditional
I would have fauted
you would have fauted
he/she/it would have fauted
we would have fauted
you would have fauted
they would have fauted
References in classic literature ?
"Il ne faut pas faire mal a Pauline." She was saying it aloud --"faire mal a Pauline."
"Il ne faut pas faire mal a Pauline." Again she is saying it aloud--"faire mal a Pauline."
"Women who are comme il faut, that's a different matter; but the Kuragins' set of women,
'Bracebridge Hall', though I read it devoutly, and with a full sense that it would be very 'comme il faut' to like it.
THEY could scarcely be called comme il faut, at all; though, to own the truth, I am afraid there is tant soit peu de vulgarity about all WORKED pocket-handkerchiefs.
{comme il faut = proper; tant soit peu de = ever so little of; {worked = embroidered}
What flippant Frenchman was it who said in allusion to the well-known work of Zimmerman, that, "la solitude est une belle chose; mais il faut quelqu'un pour vous dire que la solitude est une belle chose?" The epigram cannot be gainsayed; but the necessity is a thing that does not exist.
Ye war afinding faut wi' preachers a while agoo--y' are fond enough o' preachin' yoursen.
Vous etes bien jeune--trop jeune pour le role que vous allez jouer; il faut prendre garde--savez-vous?"
Russians, when abroad, are over-apt to play the poltroon, to watch all their words, and to wonder what people are thinking of their conduct, or whether such and such a thing is 'comme il faut.' In short, they are over-apt to cosset themselves, and to lay claim to great importance.
"Our house is very far from the center, but the little canal is very comme il faut."
'Il faut que je l'essaie!' cried she, 'et e l'instant meme!' and she rushed out of the room.