(n.) need-fuhl

1. The needful is what needs to be done.
2. A common translation error due to sentence structure variances.

"Yes it appears that you need to audit your server."

"Ok, Please do the needful. The needful needs to be done."
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An informal question sometimes used to covertly offer the sale of illicit drugs, usually Cannabis.
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An indian term usually used in place of the word "necessary"
Hi, with regards to that help you promised me, kindly do the needful.
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A group of Indian Technology professionals attempting to make sub-English requests to on-shore technical teams. Derived from the Indian request to "please do the needful", or "kindly do the needful", where "the needful" refers to "the necessary".
The "needfuls" just raped us today on code defects.
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"The need?" is a phrase used to question what the point is in someone or something, essentially a shortened version of "what's the need in that?"
Person 1: Gary is such a fucking arsewipe

Person 2: I know, the need?
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udescription of any event, smell, taste, sight, feeling etc that is totally unnecessary.
Fat men in thongs - NO NEED!
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