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insist verb

ADV. firmly, strongly | stubbornly He stubbornly insisted on doing it all himself. | absolutely I'm paying for this?no, I absolutely insist. | gently, quietly He quietly but firmly insisted. | always | repeatedly | still She still insists her critics are wrong. | rightly People rightly insist on being treated as individuals.

VERB + INSIST continue to | try to | be entitled to Employers are entitled to insist that employees honour the terms of their agreement.

PREP. on/upon He insists on speaking to you personally