Модальный глагол NEED в грамматике английского языка

Need, don’t need to, needn’t, didn’t need to, needn’t have done, something need(s) doing

Present Simple
She needs to work every day.
She needs help.
She doesn’t need to work.
She doesn’t need help.
Does she need to work?
Does she need help?

Past Simple
They needed to work yesterday.
They needed money.
They didn’t need to work.
They didn’t need money.
Did they need to work?
Did they need money?

Future Simple
I will need to work tomorrow.
I will need you.
I won’t need to work.
I won’t need you.
Will I need to work?
Will I need you?

Использование:
Мы используем модальный глагол “need”, чтобы сказать, что что-то необходимо сделать. Мы можем также употреблять его с различными грамматическими конструкциями. I might need…, I’m going to need…
We use modal verb ‘need’ to say that it’s necessary to do something. We can use it with different constructions, Ex. I might need…, I’m going to need… etc

Разница между don’t need to и needn’t
I have plenty of time. I don’t need to hurry. (=it’s not necessary to hurry, so I don’t really need to hurry)
I have plenty of time. I needn’t hurry. (=it’s not necessary to hurry, I can hurry, if I only want.)

Итак, разница в значении очень несущественна и редко четко прослеживается. В данном случае ‘Don’t need to’ является более распространенной формой.
So, there is really small untraceable difference between don’t need to and needn’t. ‘Don’t need to’ is more universal and common.

Разница между didn’t need to и needn’t have done
I had plenty of time. I didn’t need to hurry. (=it was not necessary to hurry, it doesn’t matter if I did it or not)
I had plenty of time. I needn’t have hurried. (= We hurried, but it was not necessary to hurry)

Использование need(s) doing
The carpet needs cleaning = the carpet needs to be cleaned.

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