Bedeutung von “insist” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] us uk /ɪnˈsɪst/

B1 to say firmly that something is true, especially when other people do not believe you:

[ + (that) ] Mia insisted that she and Carlo were just friends.

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B1 to demand that something must be done or that you must have a particular thing:

The school insists on good behaviour from its students.
[ + on + doing sth ] Frank insisted on doing all the work himself.
[ + (that) ] Gerlinde insisted that I stay for dinner.

(Definition von “insist” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)