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at (someone's) request

Due to having been asked (by someone). I'm only going to the dinner party at my mother's request. Molly has been invited at the bride's request.
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at someone's request

due to someone's request; on being asked by someone. At his mother's request, Tom stopped playing the saxophone. At the request of the police officer, Bill pulled his car over to the side of the road.
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request someone to do something

to ask someone to do something. I am going to request you to turn your radio down. Mary was requested to arrive a few minutes early.
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request something from someone

to call for something from someone. I will request an explanation from the employee in question. A full report was requested from each person present.
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request something of someone

to call for someone to give or do something. I have to request a favor of you. Can I request anything more of him?
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at someone's request

On being asked to do something, as in At my request they'll move us to another room, or I'm speaking at his request. [1300s] Also see by request.
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by request

Also, on or upon request . In response to being asked to do something. For example, The band is playing our favorite song by request. This usage replaced at request. [Late 1600s]
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on request

When asked for, as in The agreement states that the rights on this book revert to the author on request. [c. 1800] Also see by request.
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by request

In response to an expressed desire: We are offering these scarves for sale again by request.
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in request

In great demand: a pianist in great request.
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It is clear that courts have the authority to shift attorney-review costs from nonparty subpoena recipients onto requesting parties, and in the world of paper discovery such shifting did happen.
We're requesting also $60 million to fund increased operating and security costs of the U.
There is the possibility of requesting the transferred amount to be used specifically for anti-narcotics law enforcement efforts.
92-20 for applications filed on or before December 31, 1997, by attaching a statement to the Form 3115 requesting to apply the terms and conditions of Rev.
Again, the best defense is to encourage dialogue with these providers and ask them to repeat the history, physical examination, and logic for requesting the procedure.
Proposed regulations required the requesting spouse to have filed a separate return for the year in question.
For the ongoing ESCM budget, the administration is requesting $524.
An MLAT may obligate one treaty participant to use the requesting country's legal procedures in executing a request.
Auditors should consider verifying fax sources and contents by phone and requesting the original confirmation.
20) The CPRA expressly provides that "[a]ny reasonably segregable portion of a record shall be provided to any person requesting such record after the deletion of the portions which are exempt by law.
Requiring the White House to use a detailed request form containing the actual signatures of the official requesting the material and an attorney of the White House counsel's office approving the request.
When users are provided with a single way to interact with IT for any type of request, they are more likely to use the automated systems rather than making expensive calls to the help desk or other back-door approaches for requesting the IT services they need.
702(d)(1), (3), (4) and (5), and on the specific forms prescribed for requesting such copies and information.
Second, we are requesting expanded authorities to allow support for the Government of Colombia's unified campaign against drugs, terrorism, and other threats to Colombia's national security.
Individuals requesting the information also spent significant amounts of time getting to the police department and waiting to receive the information.