CET4 TEM4 考 研 TOEFL CET6
- insist: see statue
- insist (v.)
- 1580s, from Latin insistere "persist, dwell upon, stand upon," from in- "upon" (see in- (2)) + sistere "take a stand" (see assist). Perhaps in some cases a back-formation from insistence. Related: Insisted; insisting.
- 1. They insist on tastier chocolate than the anaemic British stuff.
- 2. The psychologists insist, however, that they are not being prescriptive.
- 3. Our buyers insist on high standards of workmanship and materials.
- 4. Always insist upon seeing your room before booking in.
- 5. If you insist, we have to declare the meeting off.
- 如果你坚持的话, 我们不得不取消这次会议.
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