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    Wink Query - Reader's Digest

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    I am subscribing to Reader's Digest. In one of the letters from the editor to its readers, the editor wrote .....to get the book " You need pay just Rs.399/-... " Is the sentence write? Should it not be " you need to pay just Rs.399/- Will " to " come between need and pay? Kindly clarify.

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    Hi!

    I am subscribing to Reader's Digest. In one of the letters from the editor to its readers, the editor wrote .....to get the book " You need pay just Rs.399/-... " Is the sentence write? Should it not be " you need to pay just Rs.399/- Will " to " come between need and pay? Kindly clarify.

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    "Need" can take the bare infinitive, but I think it is more common to use the "to" infinitive.

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    I am not clear still. Kindly clarify me further.

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    I am not clear still. Kindly clarify me further.
    What I said was "need to pay" is more common than "need pay".

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