Translation of "urge" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /ɜːdʒ/ us /ɜrdʒ/ present participle urging, past tense and past participle urged
urge someone to do something

to try to persuade someone to do something

esortare qualcuno a fare qualcosa, sollecitare qualcuno a fare qualcosa
His parents urged him to go to university. I suoi genitori l’hanno esortato ad andare all’università.
noun uk /ɜːdʒ/ us /ɜrdʒ/

a strong wish or need

impulso, forte desiderio
I felt a powerful urge to slap him. Ho provato un forte desiderio di dargli un ceffone.

(Translation of “urge” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)