You need to (do something)
"You need to ___" is a really strong and direct way of giving someone advice or orders. It's usually used by parents, teachers, and bosses. It's usually used when they're angry or annoyed:
You need to stop talking and pay attention.
You need to get the account manager on the phone and tell him you're sorry, but you made a mistake.
This phrase appears in these lessons:
- “I don't want to hear any excuses. You need to take responsibility for yourself.”
- “You need to come up with a concrete plan.”
- “From now on, you need to bring any discrepancies to my attention immediately.”
- “You just need to get out there and talk to people more.”
- “You've taken on way too much. You need to scale back.”
- “You need to arrive to the office at least fifteen minutes before the start of your shift.”