French translation of 'urge'
envie f irrépressible
to have an urge to do sth avoir une envie irrépressible de faire qch
1. [caution, restraint] recommander avec insistance
2. (= try hard to persuade) [person]
to urge sb to do sth pousser qn à faire qch
Phrasal verbsurge on
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Example Sentences Including 'urge'
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A bespoke deal is also being urged for financial services.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
It has also urged banks to be responsible over bonus payouts to top bankers.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Taxpayers are being urged to take action as soon as possible to take full advantage of the changes.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The caller urges the often elderly victims to transfer their money to a'safe' account set up in their name.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He is driven by the urge to win back the wife who left him for a colleague.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is the inventive urge that often results from spending too much time with computers.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
She urges clients to tell their spouse that they're filing for divorce so they don't find out about it from the news.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Who could resist the urge to follow her?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
I urge restraint and mutter something inane about the comfort to be drawn from being part of the moral majority.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Resist the urge for instant gratification.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The urge to shop is born out of hope.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He has urged restraint on his ministers.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Hundreds of people have urged the trust to act.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I strongly urge you not to repeat this action.The Sun (2017)
I would urge most strongly that the parties attempt to find a resolution.The Sun (2015)
It also urges using plastic glasses and hiring extra door staff.The Sun (2010)
It showed the yellow cartoon creatures urging people to drive carefully.The Sun (2015)
It was all about a shadowy cabal who resist urges from their earth mother not to make war on their enemies.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
MPs appealed for calm, urging people to allow the judiciary to deal with the issue.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Motorists will be urged to drive outside busy times and turn off their engines when idling.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
She also urged reforms to ensure that bereaved relatives have legal representation at inquests.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She urged people not to feel pressured into tipping and to check bills for a service charge.The Sun (2017)
The scathing report urges drastic action after finding that the voting system remains dangerously inefficient and open to fraud.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They also urge the government to set out how it will ensure that only patients who want to go home leave hospital between 11pm and 6am.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They often urged patrons to sign up to the pledge to renounce alcohol.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We would urge motorists to shop around.The Sun (2010)
We would urge people to refrain from such activity.The Sun (2016)
The charity has been urged to reform its way of electing its trustees.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We strongly urge the Government to design a new approach.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Resist the urge to take control and lead it yourself.Christianity Today (2000)
That control is bound to be in some conflict with his more basic inner urges.Know Your Own Mind (1991)
As the client is urged to produce his symptom on purpose, he faces his fear at the same time.POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)
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In Common Usage. urge is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'urge' in Other Languages
British English: urge VERB
If you urge someone to do something, you try hard to persuade them to do it.
They urged her to approve plans for their reform program.
British English: urge NOUN
If you have an urge to do or have something, you have a strong wish to do or have it.
He had an urge to open a shop of his own.
Translation of urge from the Collins English to French Dictionary