Translation of insistir in English:

insistir

to insist, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to insist
    es 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