say strongly that you must have sth
want (particular goods or services)
inquire with authority
urgent request; act of demanding; sth demanded
the desire of people for particular goods or services
"his demands for attention were unceasing"
"the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips"
"the demand exceeded the supply"
"the requirements of his work affected his health"
"there were many demands on his time"
"the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money"
"she satisfied his need for affection"
"God has no need of men to accomplish His work"
"there is a demand for jobs"
"The victim's family is demanding compensation"
"The boss demanded that he be fired immediately"
"She demanded to see the manager"
"It takes nerve to do what she did"
"success usually requires hard work"
"This job asks a lot of patience and skill"
"This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"
"This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"
"This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
"The bank demanded payment of the loan"
"I demand an explanation"
Henry's extravagant demands had been received at Madrid with that neglect which they deserved.
出自： W. Robertson
Compassion is..a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy.
Two ruffians..demanded to speak with the king.
To demand that the bones..should be returned to their care.
出自： L. Ritchie
The Crown claimed ownership..and demanded a licence fee.
出自： W. S. Churchill
他同意付给这台计算机的要价。 demand sth for sth/v-ing
The teacher demanded an explanation for his absence from class.
We demand an explanation from him.
She demanded an apology from the boy.
I'll demand reparation from the company.
Have you any idea what the task will demand of you?
Is it wrong for the police to demand the help of the public in fighting violent crime?
I demanded an answer of him.
Science demands of men effort and complete devotion.
A war would demand of us enormous sacrifices of life and property.
The increased population is demanding too much of electricity supply.
Hard work will be demanded of students in this course.
All this was demanded of me.
Everything that has been taught will be demanded of the students at the examination.
凡是教过的东西,考试时都要求学生能答出来。 demand of sb/sth to-v
We demand of him to reply at once.
He demanded of us to take action at once.
The teacher demands of his students to finish their homework well.
She demands of her husband to help with the housework.
There is a great demand for apples.
They demands more helps.
He makes the demand that he shall(should) leave the place immediately.
I shall demand of him to answer.
He demanded of her.
She demanded to see my book.
误 He demanded seeing my books.
正 He demanded to see my books.
误 The shoes demand mending.
正 The shoes require mending.
误 He demanded me to open the gate.
正 He required me to open the gate.
正 He asked me to open the gate.
正 He demanded of me to open the gate.
正 He demanded that I should open the gate.
误 The policeman demanded the thief of his identity card.
正 The policeman demanded the identity card of the thief.
析 “要求某人做某事”是demand sth of sb,而不是demand sb of sth。
误 His records are always in a demand.
正 His records are always in demand.
析 在in demand短语中, demand泛指“需求”,其前不能加不定冠词a。