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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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Many rural communities request information on tourism promotion ideas to attract visitors and help stimulate the local economy.
The cost report must be accompanied by a request from the provider to revise the interim exception amount to reflect actual data for the period covered by the report, along with a certification by the provider that there have been no changes in thee services provided or in the patient mix which could reduce the amount of the exception.
Ask that the patient notify next of kin, but not deny the request if the patient declines or is unable to notify next
That has limited this increase request to approximately one percent per year over the last three years.
Excluding supplemental budgets, the core DOD FY2008 budget request is $481.
This also comes in response to directives from HRH the Prime Minister urging the Ministry to respond to citizens' requests and complaints promptly.
Sometimes a qualifying request for relief can avoid a horrific financial situation for a requesting spouse.
In addition, a taxpayer must pay the reported tax with each such return, must pay statutory interest and penalties as determined by the IRS (except the fraudulent failure to file penalty, as discussed below), and must cooperate with the IRS upon request in determining and satisfying its income tax liability for any tax year for which a waiver is requested.
The budget request includes $157 million to sustain the investments made over the last two years to provide classified connectivity to every post that requires it and to expand desktop access to the internet for DoS employees.
Evidence of this state of affairs can be found in the recent report The Price Reduction Requests of Selected European Automobile Manufacturers by Hans-Andreas Fein & Associates and IRN Inc.
Let me now highlight several key elements of the supplemental request.
The Environmental Assessment Act doesn't specify citizenship requirements to file a Part II bump-up request," says Edward Nayal, a project evaluator with the Ministry of the Environment.
Getting to Know You: Revised Contents of the APA Request
On request, the team also provided specific information about the events occurring in the United States, often through referrals to publications and other materials regularly posted on the CDC website.
For returns filed after June 30, 2002, that include a "listed transaction," the IRS will request the tax accrual workpapers pertaining to that transaction.