must needs

must needs

A set phrase used to emphasize that one absolutely has to do something. You must needs plow this field before the sun sets! He must needs apologize to her, if he ever wants to regain her trust.
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must needs do something

1 cannot avoid or help doing something. 2 foolishly insist on doing something.
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