need (doing)

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need (doing)

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

need (to be)

done Go to need doing.
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Come on Stirling Council, for once do something that really needs doing.
You need to do a list of tasks and prioritise what needs doing first.
How else will we all do what so urgently needs doing? "What's slowing all this down is the Government not being tough or urgent enough.
Oliver Eaton Inside the train station is so old it needs doing. It's not a great impression.
The problem is that the work needs doing. But it's going to be expensive - and MPs don't want to be seen to spend billions on their own offices.
Dan Fleming: "If the work needs doing it needs doing; yes it's going to be an inconvenience for everyone for 6/7 months, but people complaining would be the 1st to complain if roads had potholes everywhere.
There are several sites - including wearepickle.com, below - that let you post a job that needs doing - like the washing up - and agree a price with someone who signs up to get it done
IT'S easy to forget about what needs doing now to ensure results later on.
Dealing with the fall-out from Panorama is a distraction from the important work that needs doing.
This is leaving homes across the city in a state of neglect, as more than three-quarters (78%) of all homes in Liverpool have at least one DIY job that needs doing but has not yet been started, while almost half (46%) have a DIY job that has been started but never finished.
"There's obviously a lot that needs doing in countries like Somalia", says Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, an American counter-terrorism expert, "but it isn't obvious how to do what needs doing".
It is in desperate need of a new heating system, and work also needs doing to stop the leaking roof and to replace rotten windows.
If you need reminding what needs doing today, visit hassleme.co.uk This online service promises to nag you so don't forget to do these tasks.