Example sentences for: demands

How can you use “demands” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The size and vehemence of their protests, which spread countrywide, forced the government to negotiate with the Solidarno§¿ (Solidarity) trade union, granting its workers’ demands and allowing free trade unions limited autonomy to oversee their industries.

  • Most find her irresistible, sometimes to the point of over-sharing: "You just want to wipe away the tears from her baby-fat cheeks and give snookums a big old hug" (Michael O'Sullivan, the Washington Post ). ( Slate 's David Edelstein is one of those smitten: "It's worth seeing, it demands to be seen, for Drew Barrymore, who is at once the dizziest and most magically poised comedienne in movies today."

  • immediate as well as long-term public demands for safety, health, and improved quality of life.

  • The malady is similar to that of the clever little tune that becomes imbedded in the mind and demands to be hummed: the more one tries to forget, the stronger is the sense of impulsive and involuntary recall.

  • The king deferred to demands expressed in student demonstrations by making the majority of the legislature directly elected, with the council of ministers responsible to the parliament as well as to the king.


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