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You'll need some warm clothes for the winter.
Jack needs a ride home from football 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 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?
You needn't apologize, it wasn't your fault.
We needn't have worried – everyone got home safely.
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 British English definition of need. View American English definition of need.