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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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The number of applications received at the roads sector during the second quarter of this year amounted to 278 applications and complaints, while the sanitary engineering sector received 58 requests and complaints.
Enacted in 1968, the California Public Records Act requires all state and local government agencies, with a few exceptions, to respond to document requests within 10 days.
If the request to arbitrate is approved, the team manager will schedule a conference or conference call that will include a representative from the Chief, Appeals, Office of Tax Policy and Procedure.
Other considerations include stating in the request that the information being sought is not exempt under disclosure laws, is not a classified document, is not a protected internal communication, is not protected by "privacy" and is not a "protected investigative record" within the meaning of the FOIA.
The investigation presented at the beginning of this article determined that many municipalities broadly interpret public information or open-government requests to include providing stale-dated check data.
You must understand the food service operator's concerns on the business side of your requests.
The volume comparison is a bit misleading because the October total in 2004 was pushed higher by a couple of exceptionally large origination requests, including one loan that exceeded $100 million," he said.
For MOCAS [Mechanization of Contract Administration Services] contractors, DoD currently has the ability to receive all payment requests electronically.
From this inclusive listing of industry suppliers, you have at your fingertips a comprehensive "rolodex" of suppliers--to request product information, ask pricing and service questions or to find assistance with troubleshooting a particular problem.
Journalists are the most high-profile users, but most requests come from the general public.
7%, but the respondents this time reported lower requests from Opel, resulting in an average of 4.
This supplemental requests $780 million to pay the assessed costs for these new missions.
The worst aspect of the requests for harvesters, says Welch, is that, regardless of the outcome of the actual request, work must stop in the woods while the government investigates.
2004-40 applies to APA requests, including renewal requests, received on or after August 18, 2004.
From October 12, 2001, to January 2, 2002, this team received 130 requests from 70 countries and 2 territories.