Results 1 to 2 of 2

    • Join Date: Aug 2009
    • Posts: 33
    #1

    in need for/of

    hi,

    i have heard and read both phrases in need for and in need of, but i can't decide which one of these is correct. and if both are correct then is there any difference in meanings?

    could you explain please!

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Oriya
      • Home Country:
      • India
      • Current Location:
      • India

    • Join Date: Mar 2008
    • Posts: 2,121
    #2

    Exclamation Re: in need for/of

    Quote Originally Posted by learner110 View Post
    hi,

    i have heard and read both phrases in need for and in need of, but i can't decide which one of these is correct. and if both are correct then is there any difference in meanings?

    could you explain please!
    In need of: is common phrase used when you try to need someone or something
    I am in need of some money for a week.
    She is in need of you to escort her to the new place.
    I have not come across any use of the expression in need for.

Similar Threads

  1. For/of
    By petr in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 30-Oct-2008, 15:57
  2. the need for/of language
    By angliholic in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 27-Oct-2007, 13:09
  3. hold the secret for/of
    By angliholic in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-Oct-2007, 14:22
  4. expectations for/of
    By Lenka in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 22-Sep-2007, 22:06
  5. showcase for/of?
    By peteryoung in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 19-May-2005, 18:08

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •