Translation of "urge" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk us /ɜːdʒ/ US  /ɝːdʒ/

to strongly advise or try to persuade someone to do a particular thing

[ + to infinitive ] Lawyers will urge the parents to take further legal action. 律師們會力勸家長們採取進一步的法律行動。
[ + that ] Investigators urged that safety procedures at the site should be improved. 調查人員敦促該工地改進安全規程。
Police urged continued vigilance in the fight against crime. 警方呼籲繼續保持警惕打擊犯罪。
The dogs are urged into fighting more fiercely by loud shouts from the crowd. 人群裡發出的高聲叫喊使這些狗咬鬥得更兇了。
We shall continue to urge for leniency to be shown to these prisoners. 我們將繼續呼籲對這些犯人給予寬宥。
urging uk us /ˈɜː.dʒɪŋ/ US  /ˈɝː-/ noun [ C or U ]

He was happy to comply without any further urging from me. 他很高興地答應了,沒用我再費唇舌。
It was only because of Alison's urgings that he sold the house. 只是因爲愛麗森再三的勸說他才賣掉了房子。

(Translation of “urge verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)