TalkEnglish Logo

If You Insist

Meaning/Usage: To agree after the other person demands it

Explanation: "Insist" means to demand something and that they will not accept refusal.  It became common to say this phrase by itself when the other person insisted on something.

"We will stay longer if you insist."
"We can go another night if you insist."
"I will call her if you insist."

A.  "Thanks for meeting us out for dinner."
B.  "It was nice of you to ask."
A.  "Tonight is our treat.  I insist."
B.  "If you insist."

Other Common Sentences

"If that's what you really want."
"If you are firm with your decision."


通过下载TalkEnglish脱机版本更加快速地学习英语口语,沉浸于8000多个音频文件和800多页的课程的海洋中!那么没有开通网络,你也可以学习英语,可以在任何时间用你的MP3来听这些声音文件。请现在就去English Download 下载吧!