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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  05/JUL/2009 9:42 PM
Assunto:  Necessity
 
Mensagem: 

 I am in haste so here goes two links, okay?

 

 

http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=836055


Usually, you say that 'something' is a necessity, and that there is a need for 'something'. Normally, necessity is used when the noun is placed before, and need is used when the noun comes after.
Examples:

Food is a necessity.
There is a need for food.
The need for change.

You can also use necessities when referring to a collective, or when enumerating items.
Example:

The necessities of life are food, water, and air.

 

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Please, don´t miss this explanation and exercise.  Very interesting.

http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish-central-grammar-need.htm


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Necessity  –  Carla B.  05/JUL/2009, 8:38 PM
 Necessity  –  PPAULO  05/JUL/2009, 9:42 PM

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