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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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by request

If one asks. Extra pillows are available by request at the front desk.
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on request

Whenever one requests or demands something. Our client reserves the right to withdraw the license to use our her writing in your anthology on request.
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in request

Greatly sought after; desired or required by many people. To the surprise of some, the product has been in request since it was first released. Now that the property market has begun to boom, construction workers are in request.
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request (something) from (someone or something)

To express a desire to obtain something from someone or something else. Typically used when something specific is being requested ("of" is more often used after "request" when the thing is vague or unspecified). I've requested a new security pass from the company, but I won't be able to access the building until it arrives. We'll need to request the documents from him before we can conclude our audit.
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request (something) of (someone or something)

To express a desire to be granted something from someone or something else. Typically used when the thing being requested is vague or unspecified ("from" is more often used after "request" when the thing is specified). If you're done requesting favors of me, I'll thank you to let me get back to work. I try not to request too much from my coworkers.
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request (one) to (do something)

To express a desire for one to do something. I'm going to request them to transfer me to a different office if things with my coworker don't improve. They requested me to file the report by the end of the week.
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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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Chief executive of the Office of the Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) Paul Hindson said he had worked in a number of different settings and described FoI requests as 'incredibly burdensome.'.
Google said it removed only seven out of the 32 items covered by the requests during the present administration.
'Facebook responds to government requests for data in accordance with applicable law and our terms of service,' the company said.
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The total number of information requests increased to 1,009 during the second half of 2012, up from 849 during the first half of the year, according to Twitter's transparency report.
The above-mentioned studies have focused on performance of e-mail requests and how the level of imposition of the request influences adult performance of e-mail requests.
Future requests. Requests for equitable relief under section 6015(f) filed after July 25 will be considered consistent with the other limitation periods noted above but without regard to when collection activity began.
p.54 Gold- and silver-beaded dress with pocket by Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons, price upon request (Phat Fashions, 212-798-3100).
Of these, 128 requests were accepted, but tensions ensued between opposition and independent MPs and members of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), who form the majority of parliament.
For example, the process of obtaining discovery outside the United States via a "Letter of Request" can take over one year.
Secondly, if you point out to the broker that reporting on solvency in this situation would be unethical or that a request requiting examining a personal balance sheet and earnings forecast would be expensive, the broker may exert pressure by threatening to suggest the client change CPAs.
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