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    #1

    need not to give

    1-You need not give all the details.
    2-You need not to give all the details.
    3-You don't need to give all the details.

    Are all these sentences correct and do they mean the same?

    I am not sure what '2' would mean.
    Is it saying:
    a-You don't have to give all the details.
    or
    b-You have to not give all the details.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    #2

    Re: need not to give

    In 2, 'need' is a modal verb, so 'to' should be omitted, according to http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...english/need_2

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    Re: need not to give

    I wouldn't use #2.

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