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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 firm also advised the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on security measures and evacuation procedures at the World Trade Center after the 1993 terrorist bombing, measures that Kroll says enabled thousands to evacuate the towers in 45 minutes on Septemb er 11.
Figure 1 shows the variation of steel/iron cupola ratios for both conventional and microprocessor advised systems.
Ian Stewart and John Christian advised on property and tax respectively.
Have the managing agent only indirectly involved in capital projects," he advised.
MESA") (NYSE: MXP) has advised the Trust that Mesa has successfully completed its $600 million exchange offer to its subordinated noteholders with over 97 percent of Mesa's subordinated notes being exchanged for new notes.
Prior to being interviewed, the representative advised the officers that 1) anything they said could be used against them in State criminal proceedings, 2) they had the right to refuse to answer if to do so would incriminate them, and 3) the failure to answer the questions would subject them to removal from office.
The firm ranked second in advising issuers and 12th in advising placement agents based on the number of deals advised.
T forwarded these to L, who repeatedly advised T that, because of the size of the estate, no taxes were due.
Morgan Stanley advised the bank how to maximize the proceeds by selling on an all cash basis and minimizing the reps and warranties.
Show-Mao Chen added, "Over the course of the many groundbreaking transactions on which we have advised in China, Davis Polk has been uniquely successful in blending our world-class expertise and resources in global corporate transactions with an in-depth understanding of Chinese business practices and government regulations.
The agent is also advised to review minutes of meetings from different departments within the taxpayer's organization (such as those from executive committees and departmental meetings).
When an owner interviews a contractor or inspection firm they should ask certain questions, advised attorney C.
He has advised numerous Democratic Presidential and Congressional candidates on national security and foreign policy matters.
Keep copies of everything that is filed, Rudolf advised the owners, as documents are often misplaced in the city agencies and the burden is on the owner to provide proof of filing and the date.