need

[ni:d] 1. negative short form - needn't; verb
1) (to require: This page needs to be checked again; This page needs checking again; Do you need any help?) potrebovati
2) (to be obliged: You need to work hard if you want to succeed; They don't need to come until six o'clock; She needn't have given me such an expensive present.) morati
2. noun
1) (something essential, that one must have: Food is one of our basic needs.) potreba
2) (poverty or other difficulty: Many people are in great need.) pomanjkanje
3) (a reason: There is no need for panic.) potreba
- needlessly
- needy
- a need for
- in need of
* * *
I [ni:d]
noun
potreba, sila nuja (of, for po); pomanjkanje (of, for česa)
to be ( —ali stand) in need of s.th. — ali to have need of s.th. — nujno kaj potrebovati
to be in need — biti v stiski
if need be — ali if need arise — ali in case of need — če je potrebno, v sili
to do one's needs — opraviti potrebo
I had need remember — moral bi si zapomniti
to have no need to do s.th. — ne čutiti potrebe kaj narediti
there is no need for you to come — ni ti treba priti
a friend in need is a friend indeed — v sili spoznaš pravega prijatelja
to fail s.o. in his need — pustiti koga na cedilu
to feel the need of ( —ali for) s.th. — pogrešati kaj
II [ni:d]
1.
intransitive verb archaic
biti potrebno; biti v stiski, primanjkovati česa;
2.
transitive verb
potrebovati; zahtevati;
3.
auxiliary verb (z nedoločnikom s to v trdilnih, brez to v vprašalnih in nikalnih stavkih) morati, treba je
it needs not that — ali it does not need that — ni treba, da
there needs no excuse — opravičilo ni potrebno
it needed doing — to je bilo treba narediti
it needs to be done — to je treba narediti
she needn't do it — tega ji ni treba narediti
you needn't have come — ne bi ti bilo treba priti
more than needs — več kot je potrebno
what need ( —ali needs) ? — čemu to?

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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