WORD – 25

Insist on .

To insist on something means – to demand for somethingassertively and uncompromisingly.

Examples .

  • Angry customers always insist on speaking with the supervisor.
  • My mother always insisted on avoiding junk food at home.

WHEN and HOW to use this phrasal verb.

When you are talking about how someone is demanding something and is not willing to change his or her mind.


  • She is insisting on meeting with you.
  • My grand parents are insisting on coming by train.
  • My niece is insisting on buying a bicycle on her birthday.