need something like need a hole in the head


need something like need a hole in the head
need (something) like ((you) need) a hole in the head humorous if you say you need something like a hole in the head, you mean you do not need it and do not want it.

We need a new shopping centre in our neighbourhood like we need a hole in the head!


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  • need like you need a hole in the head — need (something) like ((you) need) a hole in the head humorous if you say you need something like a hole in the head, you mean you do not need it and do not want it. We need a new shopping centre in our neighbourhood like we need a hole in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • need something like you need a hole in the head — need (something) like ((you) need) a hole in the head humorous if you say you need something like a hole in the head, you mean you do not need it and do not want it. We need a new shopping centre in our neighbourhood like we need a hole in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • need like need a hole in the head — need (something) like ((you) need) a hole in the head humorous if you say you need something like a hole in the head, you mean you do not need it and do not want it. We need a new shopping centre in our neighbourhood like we need a hole in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • need something like a hole in the head — need (something) like ((you) need) a hole in the head humorous if you say you need something like a hole in the head, you mean you do not need it and do not want it. We need a new shopping centre in our neighbourhood like we need a hole in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • need like a hole in the head — need (something) like ((you) need) a hole in the head humorous if you say you need something like a hole in the head, you mean you do not need it and do not want it. We need a new shopping centre in our neighbourhood like we need a hole in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • like a hole in the head — informal ◇ If you do not need something at all, you can say that you need it like a hole in the head. She already has too many shoes. She needs another pair like a hole in the head. • • • Main Entry: ↑hole …   Useful english dictionary

  • need something like a hole in the head — informal used to emphasize that someone has absolutely no need or desire for something …   Useful english dictionary

  • hole — [[t]ho͟ʊl[/t]] ♦♦ holes, holing, holed 1) N COUNT A hole is a hollow space in something solid, with an opening on one side. He took a shovel, dug a hole, and buried his once prized possessions... The builders had cut holes into the soft stone to… …   English dictionary

  • hole — hole1 W2S1 [həul US houl] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(space in something solid)¦ 2¦(space something can go through)¦ 3¦(empty place)¦ 4¦(weak part)¦ 5¦(animal s home)¦ 6¦(unpleasant place)¦ 7¦(golf)¦ 8 hole in one 9 make a hole in som …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • need — need1 W1S1 [ni:d] v 1.) [T not in progressive] to have to have something or someone, because you cannot do something without them, or because you cannot continue or cannot exist without them = ↑require ▪ You don t really need a car. ▪ Plants need …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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