In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to insistes inútil que insistas — there's no point going on about it / insisting
- insiste, tienen que estar — keep trying, they must be there
- bueno, ya que insistes, sírveme otro — OK, if you insist / if you twist my arm, I'll have another one
- insistir en + inf — to insist on-ing
- insistieron en acompañarme — they insisted on coming with me
- insistir en que + subj
- insiste en que lo hagamos de nuevo — he insists (that) we do it again
- insistir en que + indic
- insiste en que es suyo — she insists / she is adamant that it's hers
- insistir sobre / en algo — to stress sth
- insistió en la importancia de la reunión — she stressed / emphasized the importance of the meeting
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