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what's diffrent between insist and persist?



 
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what's diffrent between insist and persist? #1 (permalink) Fri Jul 23, 2010 16:51 pm   what's diffrent between insist and persist?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #171 "Common subordinating conjunctions", question 10

......... they feel threatened, dogs sometimes display aggressive behavior.

(a) Until
(b) During
(c) When
(d) Before

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #171 "Common subordinating conjunctions", answer 10

When they feel threatened, dogs sometimes display aggressive behavior.

Correct answer: (c) When
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what's diffrent between insist and persist?
sometimes insist appear with on?
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what's diffrent between insist and persist? #2 (permalink) Fri Jul 23, 2010 18:31 pm   what's diffrent between insist and persist?
 

If you persist IN doing something, you stubbornly keep doing it, despite obstacles.
If you insist ON doing something, you think that it is essential that something must be done.
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what's diffrent between insist and persist? #3 (permalink) Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:47 pm   what's diffrent between insist and persist?
 

display aggressive behavior= show aggressive behavior?

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what's diffrent between insist and persist? #4 (permalink) Mon Oct 17, 2011 20:37 pm   what's diffrent between insist and persist?
 

yes
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