order (sth to happen)
"I must insist!"
"I importune you to help them"
"The letter asserts a free society"
Socrates is not prepared to insist on the literal accuracy of this description.
出自： B. Jowett
We insist on self-reliance.
They always insist on a high standard.
Most universities insist on an interview before they accept a student.
I insist on quietness.
From now on let's insist on good quality no matter how hard we have to work for it.
We insist upon a definite answer.
He did not insist upon that point.
校方明确地坚持对教师的能力要用高标准要求。 insist on〔upon〕 (sb's/sb/sth/) v-ing
He insisted on going to the cinema.
I insist on taking proper food for the expedition.
The doctor insisted on performing an operation on the patient at once.
He insisted on paying for the meal.
They insisted on helping us in the kitchen.
She insisted on seeing us off at the airport.
He insists on driving her home.
If they insist on fighting, we will keep them company.
He insisted on carrying out the test.
I insist on being present.
They insisted upon sending a car over to fetch us.
I insisted upon visiting London with my cousin.
She insisted on not writing at once.
She insisted on not letting out her real name.
We insisted on his staying with us for a week again.
He insisted on your giving a satisfactory answer to him.
I insist on his taking a good rest.
I insisted on your coming with me.
We insist on your giving us a straight answer.
I insist on your being there.
He got wet, and so I insisted on his changing his clothes.
He insists upon the teacher's coming back to his school immediately.
The shop owner insisted on my sending the clothes to Bill.
They insisted upon her staying in the rear.
I insisted upon her leaving my house without delay.
The teacher insisted on all the homework being handed in on Monday.
误 She insisted to leave because it was so late.
正 She insisted on leaving because it was so late.
析 insist后面不能用动词不定式作宾语。表示“坚持做某事”,应该说insist on〔upon〕 doing sth,其中insist是不及物动词,在介词on或upon后常接动名词。
误 We insisted in him coming.
正 We insisted on〔upon〕 him coming.
误 She insisted on that we should have supper there.
正 She insisted that we should have supper there.
误 Since her blood pressure is much higher than it should be, her doctor insists that she will not smoke.
正 Since her blood pressure is much higher than it should be, her doctor insists that she should not smoke.
误 The Arab insisted that he should never seen the camel.
正 The Arab insisted that he had never seen the camel.
析 insist表示坚持已存在的事实或已发生的动作时, that引导的宾语从句不用虚拟式,而须用陈述式。