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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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Likewise, if documents sought by a requesting party are available from alternate sources--and particularly if they're available from a party to the litigation--courts are sympathetic to nonparties' argument that it's unduly burdensome to produce such documents.
97-27 is the most recent revision of the general rules and guidelines to follow when requesting consent to make voluntary accounting method changes.
The requesting spouse's education and business experience; and
The requesting jurisdiction pays for translations and travel related to the return of the fugitive and other related matters.
The company understands that the SEC has issued subpoenas to various third parties involved in the matters which are the subject of the SEC subpoenas issued to the company, including the company's independent auditors (which in Canada received a letter requesting cooperation and in the U.
The procedure enumerates the threshold conditions for an equitable relief request to be considered, sets forth the criteria under which relief will ordinarily be granted and includes a noninclusive list of factors in determining whether it would be inequitable to hold a requesting spouse jointly and severally liable for a deficiency or an unpaid liability.
1 billion we are requesting for the Department of State and related agencies and for the $16.
Current duty assignment, shift, signature, and identification number of officer requesting outside employment.
2003-19, the Service had given only the spouse requesting relief the right to file a written protest and receive an administrative conference with the IRS's Office of Appeals (Appeals) for a determination.
For fiscal year 2002, the Administration is requesting transfer authority of up to $25 million from USAID program accounts for the newly consolidated development credit authority.
This article discusses and presents in flowchart form the factors taxpayers and their CPAs should consider before requesting private letter rulings (see exhibit 1, page 63).
Porter has been requesting such documents since April, though DOE officials have missed previous deadlines to supply the information to Congress.
A recent revenue procedure provides guidance on the administrative appeal rights of a spouse or former spouse of a taxpayer requesting relief under Sec.
72, Letters for Underwriters and Certain Other Requesting Parties.