Idioms about request
Origin of request
synonym study for request
OTHER WORDS FROM requestre·quest·er, nounpre·re·quest, noun, verb (used with object)un·re·quest·ed, adjective
How to use request in a sentence
The Senate majority leader and the speaker of the state House, both Republicans, declined requests for comment Wednesday.Pressure mounts on state Republicans as lawsuits challenging election results founder|Elise Viebeck, Tom Hamburger, Jon Swaine, Emma Brown|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Eason’s attorney with the Public Defender Service did not respond to an interview request.After mother, partner are charged in toddler’s death, D.C. police say siblings were also abused|Peter Hermann|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
On Sunday, she was preparing for Lake City’s upcoming council meeting while trying to make sense of a local rezoning request for a daily story.
GOP officials in Michigan did not respond to requests for comment.‘We will not allow anyone to stop us’: Day and night, under historic scrutiny, the nation’s vote counters carried on|Amy Gardner, Reis Thebault, Hannah Knowles, Michelle Lee|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Shawn Takeuchi, a spokesman for the San Diego Police Department, said the department will respond to any request for service in which a person feels they were a victim of a crime.Women Politicians Across the County Say They’ve Faced Harassment, Threats|Kayla Jimenez|November 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Also, requesting world peace implies that there are no bad guys in the world who need to be fought.
And it is only a temporary (though indefinite) order, requesting a response from the ACLU.
The big twist is that by requesting those documents, Hall did in fact uncover a nepotism problem plaguing UT admissions.The University of Texas’s Machiavellian War on Its Regent|David Davis|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An email to the publicist for Goldberg and McCarthy, requesting comment, was not answered as of this writing.Massacre at ‘The View’: Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy Reportedly Fired|Lloyd Grove|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And now here he is, accused of doing (or requesting others do) the same thing.
An address was presented requesting him not to grant to Portland an extensive territory in North Wales.
They sent two judges with a message requesting the permission of the Commons to examine him.
Many southern states passed resolutions requesting the northern states to forbid the publication of abolitionist papers.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
Taking the knife he cuts the apple into two pieces, requesting the audience to select one of them.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
Beatrice is having so many visitors that we are thinking of having a guest book and requesting all callers to register.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
British Dictionary definitions for request
- the act or an instance of requesting, esp in the form of a written statement; petition or solicitationa request for a song
- (as modifier)a request programme
Derived forms of requestrequester, noun
Word Origin for request
Other Idioms and Phrases with request
see at someone's request; by request; on request.