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    need or needs?

    Have you received the sample and needs / need to pay (the supplier)?

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    Re: need or needs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zoe2008 View Post
    Have you received the sample and needs / need to pay (the supplier)?
    Break it into two separate questions and see which seems to make sense:

    Have you received the sample?
    Do you .................. to pay the supplier?

    Would you use need or needs?

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    Re: need or needs?

    I will use "needs", please comment.

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    #4

    Re: need or needs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zoe2008 View Post
    I will use "needs". Please comment.
    That's the wrong choice, Zoe.

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    Re: need or needs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zoe2008 View Post
    I will use "needs", please comment.

    Why did you choose "needs"?

    The verb "to need" follows the pattern of all other regular verbs. "You" is the second person singular and that has no "s" on the end.

    I need
    You need
    He/she needs
    We need
    You (pl) need
    They need

    So - why did you choose "needs"?

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