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    May

    Dear,
    I am interested to learn and improve my English and I want to become a professional in
    engilsh.now I am in Basics level and I would like to know lot of unknowns from you.
    Please correct me if I am wrong.
    what are the wrong in the below:

    she may go
    she may goes
    she need to go
    she need to go

    Grametically which are correct?
    in informal language which are correct?





    please clarify this for me.


    Please make me understand.
    Regards
    Madhu

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    Re: May

    she may go
    she may goes
    she need to go
    she need to go
    She may go.
    She needs to go.

    The others are wrong.

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    #3

    Re: May

    Why is She need to go incorrect? Can't we use need as an auxiliary verb too?


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    Re: May

    Yes, we can. For example, you can say: Need you be so strict? It's correct but rarely used. However, you don't answer: Yes, I need. You say: Yes, I must.

    And, no, you can't say: She need to go. Here, need (to) behaves like have to!

    So, you say: She needs to go. Does she need to go? She doesn't need to go.

    Hope this helps.

    M.

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    Re: May

    Right. The core of the sentence is "She needs." Need is a regular verb, so just conjugate it normally:

    I need.
    You need.
    We need.
    They need.
    He needs.
    It needs.
    She needs.


    ...and so on.

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