French The Expression "it is necessary"
The French phrase "il est nécessaire" means "it is necessary," and it's used quite often. There are many words and phrases in French that express necessity and obligation. One of the most common ways to express this is by using the phrase IL FAUT.
French Grammar: Necessity and Obligation with [IL FAUT]
la grammaire française: la nécessité et l’obligation avec [il faut]
Faloir is the French verb that means “to be necessary.” We use the third person singular conjugation Il faut as the impersonal, standard expression for the expression. Following the expression comes an infinitive to say altogether “it is necessary to do something.”
Il faut lire (read) le journal le matin.
It is necessary to read the newspaper every morning.
Il faut organiser les dossiers pour le travail.
It is necessary to organize the folders for work.
Il faut faire un stage avant (before) on pose sa candidature.
It is necessary to have work experience before one applies for a job.
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