One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
When the need for something becomes imperative, you are forced to find ways of getting or achieving it.
- ‘They say necessity is the mother of invention, and Wright has done a masterful job shaping his four-guard offense in the wake of Sumpter's knee injury.’
- ‘Necessity being the mother of invention, he improvised where he had to.’
- ‘As is the case around the world, necessity is the mother of invention and innovative cooking techniques developed to make the most of what the land could provide.’
- ‘The idea is that necessity isn't always the mother of invention.’
- ‘If necessity is the mother of invention, these nations are in a good position to innovate in discovering and deploying applications that are of value to rural populations.’
- ‘They say necessity is the mother of invention, and that's how Thomas developed his versatile role last season.’
- ‘If necessity is the mother of invention, Hurricane Katrina has forced some in this city to reinvent the way they do business.’
- ‘If necessity is the mother of invention, staring at a wall of trees numbering some 100,000 per hectare ought to get you thinking.’
- ‘After all, necessity is the mother of invention, even in golf.’
- ‘As in many types of discovery, necessity is the mother of invention.’
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