to plead with or press someone to do somethingThey urged parliament to approve plans for their reform programme.
I begged him to come back to England with me.
Kennedy exhorted his listeners to turn away from violence.
The trade unions are pressing him to stand firm.
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
He was kneeling on the floor pleading for mercy.
put pressure on, ,
She was soliciting a donation from a rich tycoon.
He goaded me into taking direct action.
`Tell me what to do!' she implored him.
She enjoined me strictly not to tell anyone else.
She beseeched him to cut his drinking and smoking.
He thought she was trying to pressurize him into agreeing.
They entreated the audience to stay calm.
twist someone's arm (informal),
put the heat on (informal),
put the screws on (informal)
to advocate earnestly and persistentlyHe urged restraint on the security forces.
They advocate fewer government controls on business.
I suggest you ask him some specific questions about his past.
I recommend that you consult your doctor.
I would strongly advise against it.
He is backed by the civic movement.
I've supported Newcastle all my life.
He passionately championed the poor.
My advisors counselled me to do nothing.
I can endorse this statement wholeheartedly.
a strong impulse, inner drive, or yearningHe had an urge to open a shop of his own.
I resisted an impulse to smile.
He felt a longing for the familiar.
Clearly she had no wish for his company.
I had a strong desire to help and care for people.
His interest was just a passing fancy.
Hunger is one of the most basic and primitive drives of human behaviour.
Mike had a yen to try cycling.
He has a hunger for success that seems bottomless.
our growing appetite for scandal
I had a sudden craving for a cheese sandwich.
He spoke of his yearning for another child.
an insatiable itch to switch from channel to channel
their ever-growing thirst for cash
He felt a compulsion to talk about his sporting achievements all the time.
Have you always had a hankering to be an actress?
See urge someone on
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in the sense of advise
to offer advice toI would strongly advise against it.
in the sense of appetite
a liking or willingnessour growing appetite for scandal
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