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надо vs нужно

What's the difference between these two words? It's been driving me insane for quite some time now...

March 23, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vadimfowler

"нужно" is a softer form, equivalent to "should/need" in English. "надо" is more like "must".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alexm768

Oh, and this answer from ShadyArc is the best: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/12866931$comment_id=12867871

You can find more on this matter using search. ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheHockeyist

Again, huge thanks. It's now clear to me.

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