be (not) comme il faut

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be (not) comme il faut

To be appropriate or correct behavior, as in a social situation. Comme il faut is French for "as is proper." It is not comme il faut to overshadow the bride at a wedding.
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The truth is Comme Il Faut is spending a whole lot of money through artists like Sweet Micky, Fabrice and Alan because they know it's a good investment," said Jay Mahotiere, a computer analyst in Port-au-Prince and typical music consumer.