Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Monday, July 28, 2014 -- behoove
Posted on 07/28/2014 5:04:40 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Monday, 7/28/14
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
Behoove; verb (used with object), be·hooved, be·hoov·ing. 1. to be necessary or proper for, as for moral or ethical considerations; be incumbent on: It behooves the court to weigh evidence impartially.
2. to be worthwhile to, as for personal profit or advantage: It would behoove you to be nicer to those who could help you.
verb (used without object), be·hooved, be·hoov·ing. 3. Archaic. to be needful, proper, or due: Perseverance is a quality that behooves in a scholar.
Etymology: before 900; Middle English behoven, Old English behōfian to need ( behōf behoof + -ian infinitive suffix)
Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Here is my example with WFTD.
After being away at the beach, and celebrating my birthday yesterday, it would behoove me to get back into WoRK MODE.
And it would behoove yinz to submit some homework!
bees don’t even have hooves; this word is stupid
KMA ; )
It would be behoove the EXEMPT, self-serving Congress
to quickly revisit their Oaths and Duty,
before the EXEMPT are either swept up by the People
and replaced, .... or seized by their Tyrant and disposed.
let’s let them be swept instead!
One of the reasons beef prices are so high is that the goobermint has ordered cattlemen to send troublemaking calves to special classes so that they learn to behoove.
Your colleague’s next word, expurgate? (ducking)
Yes, it would certainly behoove me to show my appreciation, lest I be considered ungulateful.
It would behoove us to STOP supporting obama’s pro-Nazi, Russophobic, Serbophobic, antisemitic, pro-muslim, and pro-”gay” foreign policy, and support Christian civilization instead!!!!
Good one! A+++
Obama thinks it would behoove
Us to get in his communist groove
He is merely a parrot
For Commissar Jarrett
She orchestrates every last move
that is for dang sure! A+++
excellent again! A++++
Happy birthday ‘n’at. It would behoove us not to ask which anniversary of your 29th birthday this was.
Really, Mommy? Did you just post “kiss my ass”?
You win the thread.
Since half of my staff is on vacation, it would behoove me to go to work today.
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