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advise (one) about

To recommend or offer suggestions to someone. Jim advised Carla about her tax liability. I advised him about the potential problems with his plan, but he implemented it anyway.
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advise against

To recommend not pursuing a particular plan or action. I would advise against quitting your job if you are not actively pursuing another opportunity. My mechanic advised against driving the car until the transmission was repaired.
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advise (one) against

To make a recommendation to someone to not pursue a particular plan or action. She advised him against taking out another mortgage on the house. The professor advised his students against skipping class if they wanted a passing grade at the end of the semester.
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advise (one) of

To share insight or recommendations on a particular topic with a person or group. My lawyer advised me of how to handle my mother's estate. Patrick advised her of the possible issues she should expect during the negotiation process.
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advise (one) on

To share insight or recommendations on a particular topic with a person or group. My lawyer advised me on how to handle my mother's estate. Patrick advised her on the possible issues she should expect during the negotiation process.
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advise against something

to suggest that something not be done. Lisa always advises against hasty actions.
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advise someone about someone or something

to inform someone about someone or something; to counsel someone about someone or something. Bill needs to advise the committee about Karen's request.
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advise someone against doing something

to encourage or counsel someone not to do something. I advised Bill against quitting his job.
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advise someone of something

to inform someone of specific facts or some other information. I hope you will advise Larry of the details of the proposal.
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advise someone on someone or something

to provide someone with specific advice about someone or something. Would you please advise me on what kind of computer to buy?
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If a practitioner chooses not to advise his client in writing on a particular position (knowing that the client will reject the advise as contrary to his course of action), for his own protection the practitioner should document and place in his file a memorandum of oral discussions held with the client on the positions taken and the facts as he understands them.
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