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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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References in classic literature ?
I advise you to stand in a corner and count sixty before you speak again.
am afraid of the discoveries which she may make; and I am strongly tempted to advise her to leave the proposed examination to her aunt's lawyer.
If Literature stood a little higher as a profession, I should almost advise you--but no
Ah," I smiled, "you advise me to kill neither him nor myself, but to let him kill me.
But I would advise you to settle the thing as soon as may be," pursued Oblonsky, filling up his glass.
One word more: in any case I advise you to settle the question soon.
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.
She advises applying an all-season fertilizer with at least 15 percent nitrogen now.
Boris Feldman, a partner and securities litigator in law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's Palo Alto, California, office, advises publicly traded companies on regulation FD.
In some areas of the world, such as Southeast Asia, you need to have someone assigned to corporate security," Lynch advises.
According to Mike Eisenberg, a West Los Angeles-based CPA, PFS, who currently advises his individual clients on their 401(k) investments, some cost-benefit analysis is required before leaping in to this expanded practice area.
The Joint Advisory Division (JAD) advises the general staff of the MODA.
The manual advises agents to obtain a listing of policy and procedural manuals (such as accounting, finance, intercompany transactions, personnel and telecommunications).
Belson advises boards and owners to pay a fair rate of fee for the services.
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.