Can I substitute 'stick to' for 'insist on' in the following sentence? Thank you! He always 'insists on' the wholemeal bread.
Sep 27, 2012 1:42 AM
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You can. But, in this case it would be "sticks to" (with an 's').
September 27, 2012
No. They are two different words.
September 27, 2012
Thank you Ian! :-)
September 27, 2012
"insist on" often means to demand something of others (執意, 非要?), but it can *also* be used figuratively to mean someone always chooses something. whereas, stick to means to "keep with", "stay with", don't use other kinds.(kind of like 堅執, 堅持?)
September 27, 2012
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