Example sentences for: insists

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

  • And I'm not feeling too good myself: Rothschild insists that conventional economics depends on the assumption of diminishing returns and that, as a result, economists have completely ignored the possibility of increasing returns.

  • A real-estate broker who fails to sell a big house (her only potential customers are blank-faced African-Americans, Indian-Americans, and surly lesbians), she wears a mask of perky efficiency and insists on listening to Muzak while she and her husband and daughter eat her "nutritious yet savory" dinners.

  • But he insists that “an honest discussion of lifespan extension must include consideration of tradeoffs.”

  • Isikoff insists it was the other way around--he'd invited Toobin to lunch, but only to pump him for info on Dennis Kirkland, one of Paula Jones' detractors.

  • Now, Maytag insists that it didn't even know things were going to be so bad until its sales numbers came in, and that it didn't tell any of its big shareholders to get out before the bad news broke.


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