verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- to insist es inútil que insistas there's no point going on about it o/or insisting insiste, tienen que estar keep trying, they must be there bueno, ya que insistes, sírveme otro OK, if you insist o/or if you twist my arm, I'll have another one [familiar/colloquial] insistir
en+ infinitivo/infinitiveto insist on -inginsistieron en acompañarme they insisted on coming with meinsistir en que+ subjuntivo/subjunctiveinsiste en que lo hagamos de nuevo he insists (that) we do it againinsistir en que+ indicativo/indicativeinsiste en que es suyo she insists o/or she is adamant that it's hers insistir sobreor enalgo to stress sth insistió en la importancia de la reunión she stressed o/or emphasized the importance of the meeting
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