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      • Native Language:
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    #1

    need

    Which is correct:

    1-How much money do we need for buying that car?
    2-How much money do we need to buy that car?

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    #2

    Re: need

    Hello Navi,

    In standard BrE, I wouldn't expect to hear #1; #2 would be the usual form.

    (It would be difficult to call #1 "incorrect", in BrE; but you might call it "not used" or "unidiomatic".)

    Best wishes,

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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