Translation of necessary in Spanish:
- 1 (required) he never does more than is absolutely necessarynunca hace más de lo estrictamente necesarioit is absolutely necessaryes imprescindible or precisowe can always give it another coat of paint, if necessarysiempre le podemos dar otra mano de pintura, si fuera necesarioto be necessary (
forsomebody) to + infinitiveit's necessary for all of you to be therees necesario que estén todos allíit wasn't necessary for you to be informedno era necesario que se te informarawas it really necessary to be so rude?¿había necesidad de ser tan grosero?Example sentences
- We had always stayed out of each others private business, prying only when we deemed it absolutely necessary.
- A jury of experts reviewed a draft of the survey and made changes where necessary.
- Often it's impossible for the architect of a company to make the changes necessary to ensure it survives.
- 2 (inevitable) a necessary evilun mal necesarioExample sentences
- As much as I'd like to think that spying doesn't happen, it's going to happen as a necessary consequence of competition.
- The magazine, he says, is ‘a necessary consequence of their superstar status’.
- He saw radical skepticism as a necessary consequence of the misery of the human condition.
- 1.1 (what is required) [colloquial]the necessarylo que hace falta1.2the necessaries (supplies)
lo necesariolo necesarioExample sentences
- Unable to get the human variety, the club has hired a team of four llamas to do the necessary.
- Of course, if she's busy reading or otherwise occupied, she sends the sprog in her place to do the necessary.
- Unafraid of blood and guts, I went with him to the top of the garden where he did the necessary.
- Paul, a successful model with ambitions to run his own place, came up with the necessary.
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