insistir en que
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insistir en que(
een
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sees
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teer
 
ehn
 
keh
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to assert that)
a. to insist that
Mis padres insistieron en que fuéramos a comer con ellos el domingo.My parents insisted that we should have lunch with them on Sunday.
2. (to underline that)
a. to emphasize that
En su discurso de investidura, el presidente Blázquez insistió en que no habrá cambios en la política exterior del país.President Blazquez emphasized in his inaugural address that there won't be any changes in the country's foreign policy.
b. to stress that
El editorial del periódico insistía en que las elecciones anticipadas eran inevitables.The newspaper's leader stressed that an early election was inevitable.
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