Example sentences for: insist

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

  • Despite five days of intensive negotiation in Belfast, David Trimble, the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, continues to insist that he will not agree to share power with Sinn Fein, the political wing of the Irish Republican Army, unless the IRA simultaneously starts surrendering its hidden weapons.

  • Officials insist the exchanges help dispel Chinese perceptions of American military weakness and give our guys a peek at China's military.

  • But psychiatrists insist that an idea cannot compel even a child to commit suicide.

  • U.S. officials insist that at most these troops might be dispatched to "escort" Kosovars back to their villages once "hostilities" have ended.

  • Both these newly enfranchised groups emphasize conversion and consciousness-raising, and insist that the personal is political.


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