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demand (something) from (someone)

To insist that someone do or relinquish something. I demand full attention from my students, so if you plan to nap or socialize in here, then you might as well drop this class right now.
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demand something from someone or something

 and demand something of someone or something
to command that something be received from someone or a group or something; to demand that someone or a group or something do something. The muggers demanded money from everyone. The petitioners demanded a response from the board of directors. She demanded too much of her automobile.
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China, the world's largest national window and door market, will expand its share of global demand from 27 percent in 2010 to 29 percent in 2015.
In each instance, EnerNOC helped prevent blackouts by reducing demand from the electricity grid.
Through 2014, the large turbine engine segment will also post strong gains, supported by increases in aircraft manufacturing as a result of surging demand from heavily populated developing countries such as China and India in both commercial and military applications.
Within 30 minutes of notification by ISO-NE, EnerNOC uses its award-winning technology to send commands from its Network Operations Center, or NOC, to reduce demand from lights, heating and air conditioning equipment, pumps, motors and other processes around the State.
WHYY's on-demand content has increased dramatically since we started offering programs through ON DEMAND from Comcast Digital Cable in 2004.
Musser will say this was driven by stronger demand from NTT for their FTTH network build and competitive FTTH network activity from power utility companies.
On DEMAND from Cox Digital Cable is available to customers in San Diego and Orange County, Calif.
Musser will then detail the 2004 demand by region and application, citing the following estimates: North America, which accounted for 30 percent of the total worldwide demand, grew by about 30 percent over 2003, as a result of increased demand from regional Bell operating companies municipalities in support of their FTTx buildouts.
This sample of 19 included 16 publicly-held companies and represented 85 percent of the 1998 forecasted wafer demand from the 1998 Survey.