make demands on

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make demands on

Urgently require something of someone, as in Her mother's illness has made considerable demands on her time. [Late 1300s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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