Translation of "insist" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ I, T ] uk /ɪnˈsɪst/ us

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

ısrar/inat etmek, direnmek, diretmek
[ + (that) ] Mia insisted that she and Carlo were just friends.

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

ısrar etmek, diretmek, şiddetle talep etmek
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.

(Translation of “insist” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)