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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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The AAA mission, as described in its April 2010 charter, is "to provide a rigorous, relevant, and flexible continuum of education and training to Airmen so they are capable of applying their aviation expertise to assess, train/educate, advise, assist, and equip partner nations in the development and application of their aviation resources to meet their national needs in support of all security cooperation activities.
Before Rachel's Box and ADVISE, many domestic abuse victims would only have the phonebook for a resource," Oliver said.
Since managing investments is often not a small-business owner's forte, it is their fiduciary responsibility to delegate that action to a third-party service provider "who can do the research and advise the sponsor on all the sectors of the market in determining what would be an appropriate asset allocation, and which managers should be selected," says Framson.
Consider which data you are going to load, what its structure is like, what the structure of the CRM system is, how the two compare, and what kinds of adjustments will need to be made, advises Dravis.
Advise your client or employer to take a look at any customer or supplier that accounts for more than 10% of its total business and analyze its options.
In addition, they serve as principal assistants to the directors, Foreign Procurement Department, and Foreign Assistance and Cooperation Department in their management and administration of Saudi Arabian foreign military sales (FMS) cases as well as advise the faculty of the Saudi Armed Forces Staff College.
The 10 questions that general counsel need to be ready to answer from their board of directors, as well as the most asked questions by general counsel about the best ways to advise individual board members, the CEO, and when addressing the entire board of directors
Since it's so difficult to predict the SEC's reaction to a particular form of disclosure violation, the moral for CPAs and CFOs is to advise clients and/or employers that it's easier and less expensive to be conservative.
Second, the form that advises employees of their right to remain silent should make it absolutely clear that the matter under investigation could result in criminal prosecution.
In What General Counsel Need to Know About Best Practices for Advising Their CEO, ExecSense examines the most important tips and techniques used by leading general counsel to more effectively advise their CEO on important legal matters and issues affecting the company.
T passed these letters on to L, who continued to advise T that the estate was not liable for any Federal taxes.
Mintz Levin's Corporate Practice is comprised of more than 100 attorneys who advise clients on a wide variety of issues affecting both publicly and privately owned commercial, financial and industrial enterprises.
The board of a residential building should make the determination if non-friable asbestos should be left in place and advise people where it is.
An Industry Specialization Paper(ISP) has been prepared on the issue to advise agents of uniform procedures to use in examining returns on which a deduction has been claimed for an inventory contribution of food.
As an industry, we advise schools to partner with a licensed pest professional in implementing an integrated pest management (IPM) program to help prevent pest related health and property threats.