It seemed that no matter what she did, more was demanded of her.
'Where are you going?' she demanded angrily.
! Do not say 'demand for something'. Saydemand something:I demand my money back! (NOT I demand for my money back!)
2if one thing demands another, it needs that thing in order to happen or be done successfully:
Too many thingsdemandedhisattentionat the same time.
It's a desperate situation demanding a desperate remedy.
WORD FOCUS: ask WORD FOCUS: ask requestto officially ask for something consultto ask someone for advice demandto ask for something very forcefully nag/pesterto keep asking for something many times, in an annoying way beg/pleadto ask for something in an anxious or urgent way, because you want it very much question/interrogateto ask someone questions - used especially about the police or the army grillinformalto ask someone a lot of difficult questions cross-examineto ask someone questions in court - used about lawyers pollto ask a lot of people for their opinion about something ➔ See alsoask
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.