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Exam Date: Sep 30
Urge is both Transitive Verb and Common Noun
To try to persuade someone to do something (Verb)
A strong wish or need (Noun)
His parents urged him to go to university.
I resisted a powerful urge to slap him.
(Source: CLD- 2nd Edition)
United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged US allies South Korea and Japan to ‘lower the temperature’ in a simmering territorial row.
Hillary said she raised the tensions during separate talks at an Asia-Pacific summit in Russia with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and South Korean President Lee Myung Bak, who shunned each other at the event. (The Straits Times)
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