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Example Sentences for "insist"


He went to the job interview at his wife's insistence, and ended up getting the jobMy sister's boyfriend insisted that he drive us home after the party because it was so late and the buses had stopped running.

He went to the job interview at his wife's insistence, and ended up getting the job.

The boys were insistent that they had not been involved in the fight.

My wife insists on eating only organic fruits and vegetables.

I applied for the job at the insistence of my parents.

We were going to go home, but they insisted that we stay for supper.

Why do you insist on driving after you've been drinking? You could kill someone.

My little girl is growing up so fast. Today, she insisted on pouring her own apple juice and she didn't spill a drop.

Our teenage daughter insists that it's perfectly safe for her to walk home from her friend's place late at night.

I insist you stay for dinner. The children don't see enough of you.

I didn't want them to drive me home but they were very insistent.

Despite the woman's insistence that she had seen a UFO, no one took the story seriously.

Harry Secombe once joked, My advice if you insist on slimming: Eat as much as you like - just don't swallow it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, Insist on yourself; never imitate.

Because he insists on performing his own movie stunts, martial arts actor Jackie Chan has broken his nose three times, most of the bones in his hands, both cheekbones, his ankle, and his skull.

My Belgian student Yael insists that French fries are actually a Belgian invention, and should be called Belgian fries.

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