Do I have to spell it out?

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Do I have to spell it out (for you)?

 and Do I have to paint (you) a picture?; Do I need to paint you a picture?
Fig. What do I have to do to make this clear enough for you to understand? (Shows impatience.) Mary: I don't think I understand what you're trying to tell me, Fred. Fred: Do I have to spell it out for you? Mary: I guess so. Fred: We're through, Mary. Sally: Would you please go over the part about the square root again? Mary: Do I have to paint you a picture? Pay attention!
See also: have, spell