insist on

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1. To take and maintain a stand obstinately:
2. To solicit (something) insistently:
phrasal verb
insist on or upon
To ask for urgently or insistently:
Idiom: cry out for.
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Reading were not keen on selling to another Championship club but may have to revise their strategy as the former Tipp hurler has just 12 months left on his contract and none of the Premier League clubs that were initially interested are prepared to stump up the pounds 8m fee that the Royals insist on.