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    Default Which is correct, "the car needs 'fixing' or 'to be fixed'"?

    1. The car needs fixing.
    2. The car needs to be fixed.
    Which one sounds more correct to you? Or are both OK?

    Thanks a lot!

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    Default Re: Which is correct, "the car needs 'fixing' or 'to be fixed'"?

    I would say "The car has to be fixed'

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    Default Re: Which is correct, "the car needs 'fixing' or 'to be fixed'"?

    Quote Originally Posted by azhu View Post
    1. The car needs fixing.
    2. The car needs to be fixed.
    Which one sounds more correct to you? Or are both OK?
    They are both OK.

    JustAlilBit, please read this extract from the Posting Guidelines:


    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.

    Rover

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