tarpeen mukaan

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tarpeen (of a need) + mukaan (according to)

Phrase[edit]

tarpeen mukaan

  1. when needed
    Lisää öljyä tarpeen mukaan.
    Add oil when needed.
  2. (non-idiomatic, with possessive suffix) according to one's needs
    Jokaiselta kykyjensä mukaan, jokaiselle tarpeidensa mukaan.
    From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.

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