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  1. patricia98


    How can I express the idea of "needn't" in simple past tense?

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    Re: needn't

    Hello P98

    I wouldn't myself use the simple past tense; rather, I would say:

    1. You needn't do that → You needn't have done that.

    But you could also say:

    2. You didn't need to do that.

    All the best,


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