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ruzuzu commented on the word must needs
Hm. Thus far it looks like we've listed things we might need and things that might be musty. Does that help? :-)
January 8, 2010
PossibleUnderscore commented on the word must needs
Ok! But I need help thinking of a List Description.
PossibleUnderscore, you must needs make that list!
January 7, 2010
Is there a list of 'must needs'?There should be.
Jubjub commented on the word must needs
Oh no! I've spilt perfume on my legs. I have musk-knees!
dontcry commented on the word must needs
Shoes: They are "must needs."
It would seem that the "needs" is an adverb, but you must needs read the explanation here (for example).
milosrdenstvi commented on the word must needs
So I read this phrase a lot in old books. Anybody have a clue as to why they would actually say it this way, instead of "must" or "needs to" as we would in modern syntax?