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    No need to/for

    Hello, I'd like to ask which construction of the following ones sounds better.

    1. No need for doing something.
    2. No need to do something.

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    Re: No need to/for

    No need to do anything is better than both,

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    Re: No need to/for

    No need to do + verb.
    No need for + noun/pronoun etc.

    There's no need to buy me a birthday present.
    There's no need for presents on my birthday.
    Oh, you bought me a present. There was no need for that!
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