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urge

US [ɜrdʒ]
UK [ɜː(r)dʒ]
  • v.敦促;催促;力劝;鞭策
  • n.冲动;强烈的欲望
  • Web鼓励;激励;强烈要求
Simple Present:urges  Present Participle:urging  Past Tense:urged  
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v.
1.
敦促;催促;力劝to advise or try hard to persuade sb to do sth
She urged him to stay.
她力劝他留下。
The report urged that all children be taught to swim.
这份报告呼吁教所有的儿童游泳。
‘Why not give it a try?’ she urged (him).
“为什么不试一试呢?”她敦促(他)道。
2.
~ sth (on/upon sb)
大力推荐;竭力主张to recommend sth strongly
The situation is dangerous and the UN is urging caution.
局势岌岌可危,联合国力主谨慎行事。
3.
~ sb/sth + adv./prep.
驱赶;鞭策to make a person or an animal move more quickly and/or in a particular direction, especially by pushing or forcing them
He urged his horse forward.
他策马前行。
n.
1.
强烈的欲望;冲动a strong desire to do sth
sexual urges
性冲动
I had a sudden urge to hit him.
我突然很想揍他一顿。

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