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    Structure

    What structure has been used in the following sentences?

    People demand that the troops be withdrawn.


    She insisted that he be present there.

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    Re: Structure

    They both use the mandative subjunctive. You can Google that for more information. The structure uses the present subjunctive after certain verbs, which includes "demand" and "insist".

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