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    insist

    could you tell me the meaning for the word insist in the following dialogue. i took this from an english movie.

    guy1- i am going to pay for the dinner.
    guy2- no. i insist, i insist.


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    Re: insist

    Quote Originally Posted by sarathnirmala View Post
    could you tell me the meaning for the word insist in the following dialogue. i took this from an english movie.

    guy1- i am going to pay for the dinner.
    guy2- no. i insist, i insist.
    Guy 2 is saying "I want to pay for the dinner, and I insist that you let me pay for it.".


    It's on me.
    I've got it.
    I'll take care of it.

    These mean "I'll pay for it".

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