demandaban
-they were suing
The word demandaban is the imperfect form of demandar in the third person plural.
See the full demandar conjugation

demandar

También demandaban mayor inversión social en el área.
They were also demanding more social investment in the area.
Los fundadores del grupo inicialmente demandaban mejores condiciones en las prisiones.
The founders of the group initially demanded better prison conditions.
Con la toma de carreteras demandaban una nueva ley de minería.
The protesters had blocked off highways demanding a new mining law.
La gente llegó de muchos lugares, ya que las fábricas demandaban más y más.
People came from many places and factories demanded more and more.
Ellos no demandaban mejores condiciones de trabajo.
They did not demand better working conditions.
Y otros para ponerle a prueba, demandaban de Él una señal del cielo.
And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven.
Le parecía a él que las terribles circunstancias de su clan demandaban esa atmósfera.
It seemed to him that the dire circumstances of the clan demanded such an atmosphere.
En ese momento era necesario porque las plantas generadoras demandaban también ese combustible.
At that time, this was necessary because the generating plant needed that fuel too.
Antes no te demandaban como ahora.
They wouldn't sue in those days, not like they do now.
El cambio de moneda paralizó la economía. Los productores demandaban liquidez.
The changing of the country's money had paralyzed the economy, so the producers were demanding liquidity.
Reconoció que los inversores y otros interesados demandaban cada vez más información adicional no financiera.
He recognized the increasing demand among investors and other stakeholders for additional non-financial information.
Había grandes intereses que nos demandaban que limitásemos la capacidad de los bancos para emitir dinero electrónico.
There were strong interests asking us to limit the ability to issue electronic money to banks.
Pero había algunas cosas que realmente demandaban discusión, algunas cosas que no me imagino guardándome.
But there were some things that really ought to have been discussed, some things that I cannot imagine keeping to myself.
Esto se ha debido a la urgencia que otras áreas demandaban, tales como la asistencia o la prevención.
The reason for this has been the urgency of the needs of other areas, such as care or prevention.
El no pudo dar a una esposa toda su devoción, porque tenía dos esposas y ambas demandaban su atención.
He could not give one wife all of his devotion because he had two wives, and both of them wanted his attention.
El mismo domingo se organizaron muchas marchas donde cientos de personas demandaban la libertad de los centenares de paristas detenidos.
Several marches were organized that same day, in which hundreds of people demanded the release of the detained students.
No rechazó todas las enmiendas, solo aquellas que demandaban la realización de acciones de seguimiento, algo que es especialmente relevante.
It did not reject all the amendments, only those that asked it to take follow-up action, something that is particularly important.
Catilina y sus seguidores demandaban una abolición de las deudas –que el cónsul Cicerón y la mayoría de los senadores rechazaron-.
Catalina and his partisans demanded an abolition of all debts, a demand which the consul Cicero and the majority of his senators refused.
Había una vez en que veinte mil personas descendieron a Wall Street, la ocuparon sin violencia y ganaron exactamente lo que demandaban.
Once upon a time, twenty thousand people descended on Wall Street, the capitol of capital, occupied it nonviolently, and won exactly what they demanded.
Eran haraganes... dejaban sus habitaciones desordenadas, hablaban sobre la televisión, y continuamente demandaban que los llevemos a todos lados como sus choferes.
They were slobs... left their rooms a mess, they'd talk over the TV, and they were always demanding that we drive them around like chauffeurs.
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