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You'll need some warm clothes for the winter.
Jack needs a ride home from soccer practice.
I don't need any advice from you.
Will you be needing any help?
I need $1.50 for the bus.
I need someone to help me carry these books downstairs.
She'll need to take the test over again.
I'll need to know your decision by next week.
Do I need to buy tickets for the children?
We don't need to get into an argument over this.
Need I go into details?
The group had hoped to demonstrate that good art need not rely on public funds to be seen by the public.
These abuses need not have occurred if the government had taken steps to prevent them.
The bathroom needs cleaning.
Their house badly needs a coat of paint.
I need to spend more time studying.
The issue of pay needs to be discussed at our next meeting.
This is the American English definition of need. View British English definition of need.
the short high sound that a small bird makes
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