demanding that Johnson come up with a strategy to repeal Obamacare or else destroy the economy and the country is absurd.
Simply calling the Afghans “crazy” or demanding an apology from them is not a solution.
Her affinity for a wide range of demanding books is well documented.
But when we go away, the world has a way of demanding our attention.
How dare you swat me for standing up for my rights for demanding that I be treated as an equal human being.
They have the privilege of demanding any delicacy they wish.
She felt that she heard him listening, that she heard him demanding the sound.
Each individual, likewise, may have seven attitudes toward health laws, seven reasons for demanding health protection.
Her body was demanding not to be forced by the will to go to the island.
Then followed an editorial denouncing the outrage and demanding proofs.
early 15c., "asking, questioning," present participle adjective from demand (v.). Meaning "insistent" is by late 19c. Related: Demandingly.
late 14c., "ask, make inquiry," from Old French demander (12c.) "to request; to demand," from Latin demandare "entrust, charge with a commission" (in Vulgar Latin, "to ask, request, demand"), from de- "completely" (see de-) + mandare "to order" (see mandate). Meaning "to ask for as a right" is early 15c., from Anglo-French legal use. Related: Demanded; demanding.
late 13c., "a question," from Old French demande (see demand (v.)). Meaning "a request, claim" is from c.1300. In the political economy sense (correlating to supply) it is attested from 1776 in Adam Smith.