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Discussion in 'English Only' started by sb70012, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. sb70012

    sb70012 Senior Member

    Persian
    Source: school exam

    Hi,
    Why can't option B work too? Because "need of" also exists in English. Doesn't it?

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    Thank you.
     
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  2. suzi br

    suzi br Senior Member

    Cheshire
    English / England
    "Need of" might be an option in a few contexts, but in this context I would only accept option A, as your answer key says.
     
  3. analeeh Senior Member

    English - UK
    I think 'need of' only exists in the expression 'in need of'.
     
  4. SwissPete

    SwissPete Senior Member

    94044 USA
    Français (CH), AE (California)

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