Insisted

Word INSISTED
Character 8
Hyphenation N/A
Pronunciations /ɪnˈsɪstɪd/

Definitions and meanings of "Insisted"

What do we mean by insisted?

(with on or upon or (that + ordinary verb form)) To hold up a claim emphatically.

(sometimes with on or upon or (that + subjunctive)) To demand continually that something happen or be done.

To stand (on); to rest (upon); to lean (upon).

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The word "insisted" in example sentences

Grand Theft Auto was out, and they were playing that Flock Of Seagulls stuff on there, and the label insisted that we cover that song. ❋ Mike Ragogna (2011)

Augusto-the label insisted that it had never officially transferred ownership, and therefore ❋ Jacqui Cheng (2011)

WHEN Philip Glass was signed to CBS now Sony Classical in 1981, the label insisted on introducing him with "Glassworks," a collection of short pieces: exactly the opposite of the large, slowly unfolding scores for which he was famous. ❋ By ALLAN KOZINN (2011)

An Italian in London noticed in 1557 that all gentlemen without other title insisted on being called "mister." ❋ Preserved Smith (1910)

Mr Brown then again insisted that the IMF was wrong, he was right, and that the UK was the best-placed country to handle the recession. ❋ Dungeekin (2009)

"That wasn't weird," a young Iraq war veteran insisted from the audience during the long talk-back that followed Tuesday night's hour-long staged reading. ❋ Nelson Pressley (2010)

Morin insisted his statement had nothing to do with an audio tape purportedly featuring Osama bin Laden calling for France to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan. ❋ Unknown (2010)

To be fair to orca, it also is a matter of historical record that the US and Great Britain insisted the Soviets enter the war against the Japanese. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Sullivan and the captain insisted on the drawing of lots being confined to the boys. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Steverino: To be fair to orca, it also is a matter of historical record that the US and Great Britain insisted the Soviets enter the war against the Japanese. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The workers at the off-campus bookstore near the University of Texas at Austin insisted there was only one instructor for David's course and that they couldn't order a new course packet unless David paid in advance. ❋ Unknown (2009)

"But you are stating truths that are substantiated only by biology," Martin insisted, and was rewarded by a blank stare. ❋ Unknown (2010)

“True, but — ­” Crellin insisted, with an eye-twinkle of appreciation of the point, ❋ Unknown (2010)

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