request from

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 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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Once the foreign judge is assigned the Letter of Request from the Central Authority, he or she will notify foreign local counsel (or U.S.
This means no change to the way libraries currently request from ANL through LADD, but the ANL location will now appear as 'IANL' on the Preliminary rota on the Rota details screen when creating a request.
In draft legislation, the FOI Act stipulated that anyone making a request from a public sector body would have to pay 10 percent of the cost of finding the answer as well as expenses such as printing the documents.
* Each request from a client competes with every other request
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An additional period, not to exceed 15 days, may be granted following a written request from the taxpayer.
Otherwise, the software may simply read the search request from left to right and evaluate the operators in the order in which they appear in the sentence.
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.
(8) If the information on Form 5452 is used in confirming the taxable income of the recipients of such nondividend distributions (rather than the payee's tax liability), consideration should be given to separating the information request from the corporate filing requirement (as is the case in respect of other information returns).
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