insist on

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insist on(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. insistir en
Why do you insist on doing everything yourself? You should learn to delegate.¿Por qué insistes en hacer todo tú misma? Deberías aprender a delegar responsabilidades.
b. exigir
I want to talk to the manager. I insist on getting a refund.Quiero hablar con el gerente. Exijo que se me de un reembolso.
c. demandar
The union insists on a salary raise.El sindicato demanda un suba salarial.
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