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    #1

    need

    the car needs cleaning or the car needs being cleaned.
    which one is correct?

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    #2

    Re: need

    The first. Some northern dialects, particularly in Scotland, use 'The car needs cleaned' - but this is not standard.

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    #3

    Re: need

    You might also say "the car needs to be cleaned".

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