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"Urging" is a form of "urge", a noun which is often translated as "el impulso". Learn more about "urge" below.
urge(
uhrj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (impulse)
a. el impulso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He was thinking of changing jobs, but after a year he'd lost the urge.Estaba pensando en cambiar de trabajo, pero después de un año se le pasó el impulso.
b. el deseo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I resisted the urge to slap him after he stood me up for the second time.Resistí al deseo de darle una cachetada después de que me me dejó plantada por la segunda vez.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to exhort)
a. instar
We are urging the government to free the two journalists.Instamos al gobierno para que liberen a los dos periodistas.
b. rogar
I would urge you to think very carefully before doing anything.Yo te rogaría pensarlo muy bien antes de actuar.
c. pedir con insistencia
She urged me to keep the spare keys in a safe place.Me pidió con insistencia que guardara las llaves de repuesto en un lugar seguro.
3. (to recommend)
a. aconsejar
I would urge caution in these dangerous times.Yo aconsejaría que se obre con cautela en estos tiempos peligrosos.
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