insist on/upon

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Definition of insist on/upon 

1 : to say or show that one believes that something is necessary or very important My source insisted on anonymity. She insists on doing everything her own way.

2 informal : to continue doing (something that other people think is annoying or unimportant) The people sitting next to us insisted on talking during the entire movie.

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