make many demands on

Definition of make many demands on

:to create many difficulties for (someone or something)
  • His novels make many demands on the reader.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

many play
  1. : consisting of or amounting to a large but indefinite number

  2. : being one of a large but indefinite number

  1. : a large number of persons or things

  1. : a large but indefinite number

  2. : the great majority of people

demand play demands
  1. : an act of demanding or asking especially with authority

  2. : something claimed as due or owed

  3. : question

  1. : to call for something in an authoritative way : to make a demand : ask

  2. : to ask or call for with authority : claim as due or just

  3. : to call for urgently, imperiously, or insistently


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