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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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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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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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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 coworkers don't improve. They requested me to file the report by the end of the week.
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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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when you get a chance

As soon as you have a bit of free time. Hey, Sarah? When you get a chance, would you mind looking over these financial reports? There's something I want to discuss with you when you get a chance.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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CCNx library repeats this MHT-based signing process by units of k segments until it finishes the process for generating segment authentication information while responding to Interest packets from the content requester, simultaneously.
Workers for Mechanical Turk--which giant online retailer Amazon developed and owns--have created numerous online forums to share advice with each other and warn about requesters who cheat them by refusing to pay them for their work.
Interestingly, at least one frequent requester, Washington Information Source (WIS), which made 344 requests in 2013, (168) is inconsistently categorized.
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We therefore think it reasonable to infer that Congress included the 'representative' provision in order to prevent foreign government entities from evading the Foreign Government Entity Exception by filing FOIA requests through agents, not to create a separate and independent class of disfavored FOIA requesters." [Slip op.
It sparks the imagination: What if other government agencies put this type of information out there, allowing everyone to see what they hold in their file cabinets, what they deem secret, what they redact and don't redact, what other requesters have coaxed them to reveal.
The p can take different roles in MMDC sharing; the content providers can assume the role of the content requester, while the content requester can also take the content provider role.
For example, if a requester's actual goal is to have a deadline moved to a day later, s/he requests that it be moved to a week later (larger request).
Given these issues, the CIC bench emphasised that ACRs need not be supplied, and only overall ratings given by officers may be communicated to the requester. That too, the information can only be provided after a gap of three years from the date of retirement of the requester and will only be for the last five years of service, it added.
Each requester must successfully surpass this preliminary probing before accessing the DC resources.
The OPO's executive director Kim Van Frank said the credit for the growth and high consent rate goes to the "like requester" program initiated in 2008.
Nevertheless, the foot-in-the-door technique is renowned for its effectiveness (for a meta-analysis see Burger, 1999) even when the second requester is a different person, after a delay between the small request and the target request, and when the requester does not meet the participant face-to-face (Freedman & Fraser, 1966; Gueguen, 2002).
The federal FOIA lets a requester file an administrative appeal if a request is denied.
43% of requesters did not proceed with a formal accommodation review