Let’s talk 的英文老師整理了 5 個常用的句型並舉出例句,讓你可以輕鬆學會”need”的所有常見用法。

1. Main Verb─require/necessity


ex. We need to help her.

ex. I need more time to finish the project.

2. Auxiliary Verb─question


ex. Need we wait any longer?(Yes, you must./NO, you need not. )

3. Negative main Verb

ex. You need not ask my permission to leave.


ex. I need hardly say that I am very interested in this offer.

ex. We need hardly say that we are eagerly looking forward to meeting you.

4. Need + Have + Past participle


ex. She need not have lost her temper. (He lost her temper but that was unnecessary.)

ex. You need not have refused that offer. (You refused that offer but you shouldn’t have done that.)

5. As a noun


ex. Education is a need.

ex. What is the difference between a need & a desire?