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[Tn.pr, Tn.p, Cn.t] drive forcibly or hurry (a horse, etc) in a certain direction 驱赶, 驱策（马等）: urge a pony into a canter, up a slope 驱策小马慢跑﹑ 上斜坡 * urge one's mount on, forward, north 策马继续前进﹑ 向前﹑ 朝北走 * She urged her mare to jump the fence. 她策马跳过障碍物.
[Tn, Tf, Tg, Tsg, Cn.t] try earnestly or persistently to persuade (sb) 诚恳地或持续地催促（某人）: `Don't give in now,' she urged. ‘先别认输,’她鼓励道. * He urged that we should go/urged (our) going/urged us to go. 他催我们走.
[Tn, Tn.pr, Cn.t] ~ sth (on/upon sb/sth) recommend sth strongly with reasoning or entreaty 竭力推荐或力陈某事物: We urged caution. 我们特别提出要小心谨慎. * The government urged on industry the importance of low pay settlements. 政府向工商业界强调解决低工资问题的重要性. * Motoring organizations are urging drivers not to travel by road if possible. 机动车协会劝告开车的人暂时不要使用公路.
(phr v) urge sb on encourage or stimulate sb to do sth 鼓励或激励某人做某事: The manager urged his staff on (to greater efforts). 经理督促职员更加努力. * Urged on by his colleagues, he stood for election. 他受到同事的鼓励而参加竞选. * The need to find a solution urged him on. 亟须找出解决方法, 这是鞭策他的动力.
> urge n strong desire or impulse 强烈的慾望或冲动: sexual urges 性慾冲动 * get, have, feel, give in to a sudden urge to travel 心血来潮去旅行.