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Requiring to be completed or acted upon. I'm finished with my work for the day, if there's anything else you need doing. That grass needs cutting when you have a chance.
See also: need
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need (to be)
done Go to need doing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
- (one) needs to get out more
- (someone) needs to take several seats
- (something) is all (one) needs
- (something) is just what (one) needs
- (there's) no need (to)
- a crying need
- a friend in need
- a friend in need is a friend indeed
- a helping hand
- citation needed
- cry for
- crying need
- Do I have to spell it out?
- Do I need to paint (you) a picture?
- firm hand
- friend in need
- friend in need is a friend indeed
- friend in need is a friend indeed, a
- get (something) off (one's) chest
- grow a pair
- grow to (do something)
- he that is down need fear no fall
- I don't need this
- I need a drink
- I need it yesterday
- if need be
- if there's anything you need, don't hesitate to ask
- in (one's) hour of need
- in need
- in need (of something)
- in your hour of need
- liars need good memories
- need (doing)
- need (one's) head examined
- need (one's) head tested
- need (something) (about) as much a fish needs a bicycle
- need (something) (about) as much as (one) needs a hole in the head
- need (something) like (one) needs a hole in the head
- need (something) like a fish needs a bicycle
- need (something) like a hole in the head, to
- need (something) so bad (that) (one) can taste it
- need (something) yesterday
- need a fix
- need a fix of (something)
- need doing
- need I remind you (that)
- need I remind you of (something)
- need I remind you that
- Need I say more?
- need like a hole in the head
- need something like a hole in the head
- need to be done
- need to let off (some) steam
- need to let out (some) steam
- need to vent (to someone)
- need yesterday
- need your head examined
- need, want, etc. your head examined
- need/want somebody/something like a hole in the head
- needs must
- no need
- so bad one can taste it
- some elbow room
- some shut-eye
- that's all I need
- that's all needs
- the last thing (one) needs
- We don't need no stinkin' (something)!
- we need to talk
- you need to bait the hook to catch the fish