Translation of "insist" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɪnˈsɪst/ us /ɪnˈsɪst/

to say that something is certainly true, especially when other people do not believe you

Mia insisted that she and Carlo were just friends.

B1 to say that something must be done

insistir (en)
She insisted on seeing her lawyer.

(Translation of “insist” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /inˈsist/

(with thator on) to state, emphasize, or hold firmly to (an opinion, plan etc)

He insists that I was to blame for the accident
I insisted on driving him home.

(often with onor that) to demand or urge

insistir; exigir
He insists on punctuality/obedience
She insisted on coming with me
He insisted that I should go.
insistence noun

(the act of) insisting

She went to see the doctor at her husband’s insistence.
insistent adjective

He was very insistent on inviting you to dinner.

(Translation of “insist” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)