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"I need to buy new glasses."

Translation:我要买新眼镜。

August 16, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brooks730166

我需要买新眼镜 should be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/richard711603

Is 'I want to buy new glasses' more accurate for the provided answer(characters). Can a native Chinese speaker clarify why 要 is used instead of 需要.


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

It's a little loose, perhaps, and context-dependent, but you can see "need" as one of the definitions here:

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