Verb(1) be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge(2) beg persistently and urgently(3) postulate positively and assertively
(1) Those who know him insist he's driven by an utter inability to accept defeat.(2) No one can demand a dialogue and insist only on being heard, as is happening today.(3) she thought he'd insist on it(4) Forced to accept, he continued to insist that the ambassadors must perform the kowtow.(5) Oxford University insist that students are accepted solely on the basis of ability.(6) I'll call him and cancel it, if you insist(7) Supporters of the constitution will accept a delay but insist the treaty must still be given a chance.(8) Yet those who endorse it insist that it is of paramount theological importance.(9) Labour politicians who accept hospitality and sponsorship insist they can't be bought.(10) Lewisham Council insists there will be no shortage of secondary school places in September.(11) Firms all insisted on public liability cover, which had pushed up prices.(12) Protesters demand power as the government insists on a second round of voting.(13) But it made her resent them for insisting so forcefully that she go along on the trip.(14) It is worth considering going elsewhere if a trader insists that you pay up front and there does not seem to be a good reason.(15) When urged to flee from the Nazis in 1937, he insisted that his real enemy was the Church.(16) Though the airport authorities urge him to leave the coffin at the airport and go to a hotel, the youth insists on staying with it.
(1) insist on :: insistere på
1. demand ::
2. maintain ::
3. assert ::
4. importune ::
5. take a firm stand ::
1. deny ::
2. gainsay ::
Different Formsinsist, insisted, insistence, insistent, insisting, insists
Word Example from TV Shows
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Bert, I INSIST that you join us.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 16
You're heading into absolute chaos
and you INSIST on being in control.
Money Heist Season 3, Episode 8
Okay, if you INSIST.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 4
if you INSIST on
Vikings Season 1, Episode 9
The old maester will INSIST on it.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 4
English to Danish Dictionary: insist
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