request (one) to (do something)

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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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I happened to be in the office when the main contractor rang requesting someone to carry out the wiring of the tower crane and I was despatched with an apprentice to do it.
Okay, so requesting someone to open their heart to a UAE telco is a big ask, but director Matthias Zentner was on form again for Joy Films and Leo Burnett Dubai, with beautifully crafted shots of Dubai that help prove that production in this region has come on leaps and bounds.
friendquest: Requesting someone to be a friend or buddy on an online social network.
Did anyone ever say, when requesting someone to put more sausages onto a barbecue, 'Throw another snag on the barbie'?