If she's right, could we have refused the council's demands?
"I can't believe the government is still refusing our demands," she told me.
The union had earlier refused the company's demand for such concessions.
Both refused demands that they resign from the party board.
They refused his demand and attacked the Spanish camp during the night.
Riel could not refuse Smith's demand that everyone be brought together the next morning to hear his message.
Here, as anywhere, refusing demands by guerrillas is considered dangerous.
Or refuse our demands, and we'll give you back your sterile daughter.
Just before dawn on Sunday, when the crowds refused official demands to clear the square, the troops tried to break them up by force.
Initially the planters refused demands and expected to out last the strike.