require (someone or something) to (do something)

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require (someone or something) to (do something)

To demand or stipulate as obligatory that someone or something to something. The law requires you to disclose any and all assets held in foreign banks. We require all our guests to sign a waiver before going on the ride.
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Mr Phuthego said the adventure was not for the faint hearted as it required someone to be physically and mentally fit.
Folkman continued, "The important 'aha' for most who review these findings is that they have previously assumed (as we all tend to do) that being inspiring required someone to be an 'enthusiast.' Most people are highly relieved to discover there are other ways to inspire.
But that would have required someone to think outside their comfort zone of negativity and do just a teeny bit more.
This required someone to call out: "Can you see the sock?"
``We badly required someone to come in and give the club a good shake-up.
In Worcestershire in 2004 - 2005 there were six fatalities, 308 major injuries and 1,116 incidents which required someone to be off work for more than three days.