English translation of 'insistir'
insistir (em) (exigir) to insist (on); (perseverar) to persist (in)
insistir por algo to stand up for sth
insistir sobre algo to dwell on sth
insistir (para) que alguém faça to insist that sb do or on sb doing
insistir (em) que to insist that
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'insistir' in Other Languages
British English: insist /ɪnˈsɪst/ VERB
If you insist that something should be done, you say very firmly that it must be done.
She insisted on being present.
My family insisted that I should not give in.
- American English: insist
- Arabic: يُصِرُّ عِلَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: insistir
- Chinese: 强调
- Croatian: inzistirati
- Czech: naléhat trvat na něčem
- Danish: insistere
- Dutch: aandringen
- European Spanish: insistir
- Finnish: vaatia inttää
- French: insister
- German: bestehen auf
- Greek: επιμένω
- Italian: insistere
- Japanese: 強要する
- Korean: 주장하다
- Norwegian: insistere
- Polish: nalegać
- European Portuguese: insistir
- Romanian: a insista
- Russian: настаивать
- Spanish: insistir
- Swedish: insistera
- Thai: ยืนยัน
- Turkish: ısrar etmek
- Ukrainian: наполягати
- Vietnamese: nhấn mạnh
British English: urge VERB
If you urge someone to do something, you try hard to persuade them to do it.
They urged her to approve plans for their reform program.
Translation of insistir from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary