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    meanig

    They are at the post office.
    Customer: Just a couple of books.
    Clerk: All right, give it to me, please. I need to weigh it.
    What is the meaning of "need" here? Does it mean "have to"?

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    Re: meanig

    Quote Originally Posted by daisy1352 View Post
    They are at the post office.
    Customer: Just a couple of books.
    Clerk: All right, give it to me, please. I need to weigh it.
    What is the meaning of "need" here? Does it mean "have to"?
    Yes, the clerk has to weigh it before selling it.

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