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    #1

    They will demand you/demand from you.

    When somebody asks you to give him/her something, or if you owe something to someone.

    He will demand you for the books.
    or
    He will demand for the books from you.
    (Now, here the object is known, "the books" is the object in this sentence)

    But how do we construct a sentence especially when we don't have an object?


    1. He will demand you?
    2. He will demand from you?

    So which of the aforementioned sentences is correct?

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    #2

    Re: They will demand you/demand from you.

    None of your sentences is correct.

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    Re: They will demand you/demand from you.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    None of your sentences is correct.
    Kindly, tell me about the correct ones.

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    #4

    Re: They will demand you/demand from you.

    He will demand the books from you.
    He will demand that you give him the books.


    You can't use 'demand' as a verb without an object.

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    #5

    Re: They will demand you/demand from you.

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    Kindly, tell me about the correct ones.
    You seem to be using 'demand' as a synonym for 'ask', but that doesn't work in English.
    I am not a teacher

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    Re: They will demand you/demand from you.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    He will demand the books from you.
    He will demand that you give him the books.


    You can't use 'demand' as a verb without an object.
    Now, this is what I was looking for.

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