urge (one) to (do something)

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urge (one) to (do something)

To prompt, compel, encourage, or plead with one to take some action. I was hesitant at first, but my wife urged me to testify. I urged her to write these stories down, as I was sure they'd make a great book.
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urge someone to do something

to try to get someone to do something. I urge you to give skiing a try. Ken urged Lily to finish her dinner.
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We mortals, men and women, devour many a disappointment between breakfast and dinner-time; keep back the tears and look a little pale about the lips, and in answer to inquiries say, "Oh, nothing!" Pride helps us; and pride is not a bad thing when it only urges us to hide our own hurts--not to hurt others.
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Download Seoul urges US to avoid 'further escalation' with North Korea NNA - South Korea urged the United States to help dial down tensions with the North, after Pyongyang accused President Donald Trump of declaring war.
That is what urges us to be reserved towards the offered directions to slightly solve the current condition.
Global Banking News-June 5, 2015--IMF urges US to postpone interest rate hike
It urges us to join and prance, Pushing us into a backward stance, And any loose garments move to its beat, As we struggle to control our moving feet.
In his new book, Awakening Giants, Feet of Clay, he urges us to look beyond the hype in many media accounts of the two economies by presenting metered analysis of the data on economics and globalization in India and China.
God invites us to come to him with all our needs but urges us to make gratitude a habit.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents urges us to "ensure free-standing TV sets can't be easily pulled over and that wall-mounted TV sets are securely fixed".
In them this longtime advocate for children and head of the Children's Defense Fund urges us to take better care of our children, to not only provide better schools and health care but also to give them anchors of faith, love, family, and community.
Paul urges us to live this kind of life, rooted in and yearning for Christ alone, as we live, not just as we face death.
If both coaches attended HBCUs, we root for the darker skinned coach." Joyner urges us to work hard, do our best, learn from our mistakes and not dwell on failure.
Dear Editor, - Mick Cole (Post, Feb 2) is absolutely right when he urges us to remember the atrocities, which have been, and still are being, committed world wide, in the name of ethnic cleansing.
Cardiff Bus urges us to leave our cars at home and use their services.
The peace I find in the United church community gives me the strength to continue in my church even though the Windsor Report urges us to go backwards and apologize for trying to follow the teachings of Jesus, as we understand them.