What’s the difference between ‘needn’t’ and ‘don’t need to’? Let Sam explain and then try the quiz!
Match the sentence with what it means:
- I didn’t need to get to work at 8. I didn’t have any meetings.
- I needn’t have got to work at 8. The meeting was cancelled.
a. I knew it wasn’t necessary to get to work at 8.
b. I didn’t know it wasn’t necessary to get to work at 8.
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