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Need — US. [niːd], UK. [niːd]

Main meanings:

  1. A requirement or necessity for something.
  2. A condition of lacking or requiring something essential.
  3. To be in want or require something.
  4. To express a necessity or obligation for someone to do something.


10 simple sentences:

  • I need a red dress.
  • We need more time.
  • He doesn’t need help.
  • Do you need assistance?
  • I need your advice.
  • Plants need sunlight.
  • Dogs need exercise.
  • We need your support.
  • I need it tomorrow.
  • They need motivation.


The sentences from movies:

I need a minute. – Murder Mystery (2019)

I don’t need a hand. – Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

We need to talk. – The Terminal (2004)

You need to get over this. – Love Again (2023)

I need to ask you a favour. – My Left Foot (1989)

We need a doctor. – Ant-Man (2015)

Yeah, I need a tux. – Last Action Hero (1993)

And you definitely don’t need hate. – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (2017)

What steps do I need to take? – Parasite (2019)

I need you to be professional. – Contact (1997)

I need a little help here. – Marley and Me (2008)

You need to go slower, Papa! – The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Do you need anything? – The Gray Man (2022)

I need something to remember you by. – American Graffiti (1973)

Somebody need to call SWAT? – Thanksgiving (2023)

Y’all don’t need us? – Before Sunrise (1995)

Okay, well, I don’t need it tomorrow. – Round And Round (2023)

Gonna need these. – Palmer (2021)

Call it my need to eat. – Saw (2004)

We need a miracle. – Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

There’s no need for ghosts, professor. – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

I need more Martha! – The Secret Garden (1993)

I’m cool, man, I don’t need no help. – Bad Boys (1995)

Please, I need to clear my conscience. – Signs (2002)

Need you to be a lookout. – Blue Beetle (2023)

You know, really need me? – The Flash (2023)

We need to find his son. – Finding Nemo (2003)

I don’t want something I need. – Love Actually (2003)

I just need l need a minute. – I Am Legend (2007)

You need energy to be charming. – The Karate Kid (1984)

Wait, I need to talk to you. – The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

I need a copy. – Training Day (2001)

What do I need a suit for? – Wall Street (1987)

They don’t need that kind of ink. – Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

Oh, you just need a break. – Match Point (2005)

I need a bounty hunter. – Shrek Forever After (2010)

I don’t need approval. – A Star is Born (2018)

Yes, no need to follow them. – No Hard Feelings (2023)

Hey, looks like you need a refill. – The Graduate (1967)

I think you need help. – Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

We don’t need a volunteer. – Dunkirk (2017)

No need to come in. – The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

I need two new suits off the rack. – The Aviator (2004)