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    #1

    need work

    "I'm willing to change in every area that you feel needs work."
    Could I use the expression "to need work" in reference to a person to mean they need improvement as in "There are areas in English grammar where she needs work"?

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    Re: need work

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "I'm willing to change in every area that you feel needs work."
    Yes, you can say that.

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    Re: need work

    I would find "an area which needs work" more natural, but yours isn't wrong.

    There are areas of her English grammar which need work.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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