to request forcefullyShe demanded an immediate apology.
the right to request a divorce
I often order goods over the Internet these days.
He expects total obedience and blind loyalty from his staff.
They intend to claim for damages against the three doctors.
She sought financial advice from her accountant.
He has exacted a high price for his co-operation.
He's already solicited their support on health care reform.
`What do you expect me to do about it?' she demanded.
to require as just, urgent, etc.The task demands much patience and hard work.
This requires thought, effort, and a certain ruthlessness.
Walking across the room took all her strength.
The grass wants cutting.
The building needs quite a few repairs.
Running a kitchen involves a great deal of discipline and speed.
Such a decision would entail a huge risk.
A prolonged drought had necessitated the introduction of water rationing.
a forceful requestHe grew ever more fierce in his demands.
willingness and ability to purchase goods and servicesThe demand for coal is down.
There's no need to call the police.
The company needs to respond to the wants of our customers.
I'm afraid there's not much call for that product round here.
There's no market for such expensive goods.
The office has been dealing with their claim for benefits.
The products met all legal requirements.
There is agreement on the necessity of reforms.
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in the sense of ask
We had to ask him to leave.
in the sense of bidding
an order or commandthe bidding of his backbenchers
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