urge along

urge (one) along

To prompt, compel, or encourage one to continue moving or progressing The police urged bystanders along to make room for emergency services. I find I have terrible motivation if left to work by myself—I really need someone else there to urge me along.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

urge someone along

to encourage someone to continue or go faster. We urged them along with much encouragement. They won't do well, but we urged them along anyway.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Yes, when I was secretary of state, I did urge along with the Department of Defense and the CIA that we seek out, vet and train and arm Syrian opposition figures so that they could defend themselves against Assad," Clinton said.
It actually feels even more powerfully persuasive midrange than its 1.6 badge would indicate and responds sharply to the throttle while some effortless overtaking urge along with a quite amazing return of just under 60mpg on the combined cycle.
It actually feels even more powerfully persuasive mid-range than its 1.6 badge would indicate and responds sharply to the throttle while some effortless overtaking urge along with a quite amazing return of just under 60mpg on the combined cycle.
It feels more powerfully persuasive mid-range than its 1.6 badge would indicate and responds sharply to the throttle while some effortless overtaking urge along with a quite amazing return of just under 60mpg on the combined cycle.
Have we lost the cooperative urge along with our youth and enthusiasm?