FRENCH EXPRESSIONS WITH FAIRE If you are a student or teacher of French, then you will know that verbs are extremely important. The verb Faire which means to do or to make is one of the most important verbs in French. I consider it to be so important as to be part of the French Verbal Royal Family! IS IT REGULAR OR IRREGULAR? Like most of the important verbs in French, it is irregular.
|Je fais||J’ai fait||Je faisais||Je ferai||Je ferais||Que je fasse|
WHEN DO YOU USE IT? The verb faire is used with sports, activities and weather to name but a few, and it is also used in many many expressions! Faire la tête – To sulk. Elle fait la tête – She is sulking. Faire face à quelque chose – to deal with something. Il faut faire face à cette situation difficile – We must deal with this difficult situation. Faire le malin – To show off Il faisait le malin devant ses amis – He was showing off in front of his friends.
Faire la cuisine – To cook Ma mère fait la cuisine tous les soirs – My mother cooks every evening. A comprehensive list of verbal expressions with Faire is available to members of our Leaving Cert or Teacher plans
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