In The Buenos Aires Quintet, he is trying to locate his missing cousin at the behest of his uncle.
She has handled France's economic policy at Sarkozy's behest for four years (she has only been in government for six).
Now, largely at the behest of greens, California agriculture is being systematically cut down by regulation.
Or the time he ran and hid—at his mother's behest—during the Battle of the Blackwater.
The first is whether or not to resume peace talks with the Israelis, at the behest of American Secretary of State John Kerry.
Dinah was not loth to obey this behest, being terribly anxious to know what was happening around them.
That was easily done; but what should be done as to the other behest?
Providence has thrown him into my hands, and enabled me to obey her behest.
To have died at your behest at the instant would have been as nothing.
Sabitri, in obedience to her esteemed father's behest, thus spoke in a tone becoming her age and sex.