insist upon[ in-sist ]SEE DEFINITION OF insist upon
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSIST UPON
You insist upon my being French, you see, and I know you are fond of nonsense.
In both cases, we must insist upon geneological consanguinity.
I should not, however, insist upon the faults of this picture, 11.
If I were in your place I'd throw their dirty rags in their faces, and insist upon my rights.
But I will not insist upon this, for I do not wish needlessly to discourage you.
I must insist upon this privilege, so do not disappoint me, I beg.
If you insist upon George's going in the buggy, why don't you come too?
I have no demands to make and no impossible compacts to insist upon.
You hold the wherewithal to ruin me, and you will use it if I insist upon my husband's rights.
Bagenal, I must insist upon your leaving this matter solely with me.