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insist

US [ɪnˈsɪst]
UK [ɪn'sɪst]
  • v.坚持;坚决要求;坚持说;固执己见
  • Web坚决主张;坚决认为;坚持要求
Simple Present:insists  Present Participle:insisting  Past Tense:insisted  
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v.
1.
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坚决要求;坚持to demand that sth happens or that sb agrees to do sth
I didn't really want to go but he insisted.
我并不真的想去,但他硬要我去。
‘Please come with us.’ ‘Very well then, if you insist .’
“请和我们一起来吧。”“好吧,你一定要我来,我就来。”
She insisted on his/him wearing a suit.
她坚持要他穿西装。
He insists that she come.
他执意要她来。
He insists that she should come.
他执意要她来。
2.
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坚持说;固执己见to say firmly that sth is true, especially when other people do not believe you
He insisted on his innocence.
他坚持说他是无辜的。
He insisted (that) he was innocent.
他坚持说他是无辜的。
‘It's true,’ she insisted.
“那是真的。”她坚持道。

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