Need

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LampPro Tip 1/3
Urgency EmphasisPlay
Use 'need' to express something critical that should be addressed soon. SlideI need to see a doctor immediately.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Strong RequestsPlay
When making a request, 'need' shows that you believe it's important for you to have help. SlideI need some advice on this project.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Personal ImportancePlay
'Need' often reflects a personal feeling of necessity, not just a general requirement. SlideI need some time off to think.