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.

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