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advise (one) about (something)

To recommend or offer suggestions to one about a particular topic or issue. 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 (one) against (something)

To make a recommendation to one 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 (something)

To share insight or recommendations on a particular topic with one. 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 (something)

To share insight or recommendations on a particular topic with one. 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 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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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Given the complexity of ERISA and tax code statutes governing pension plans, CPAs have an opportunity to advise plan sponsors of their fiduciary obligations.
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It may, at its discretion, elect to advise the credit to the beneficiary, but must inform the beneficiary that it has been unable to authenticate the credit.
[4] USMTM's mission is to advise and assist the Saudi Arabian armed forces through security cooperation efforts in developing, training and sustaining capable deterrent and self-defense forces for Saudi Arabia in order to facilitate regional security.
I realize Boone needs a job -- after all, he hasn't had a Top 40 hit since 1962 -- but I can't think of anyone less qualified to advise churches on tax issues.")
and English law capability and strong capital markets and asset finance practices, Hogan Lovells is ideally placed to advise on complex, market leading transactions of this nature."
This study highlights the need for faculty members to be trained on how to advise in their home departments, receive the support necessary to properly advise their assigned students, and perhaps ask their advisees which method of advising is preferred.
"Because we have such a varied and extensive team, we are able to advise on everything from smaller investments in start-up businesses to multi-million-pound deals and refinancings and everything in between.
On June 21, 1964 Neshoba County Deputy Sheriff Cecil Ray Price stopped by his business and requested that Posey contact Preacher Killen and advise him to contact Price.
A spokeswoman said: "We advise everybody to plan their pregnancy carefully - we are not advising women not to conceive.
CSV Investment Management has been hired by an overseas high net worth family, in conjunction with a large 1031 exchange need, to identify and advise on the acquisition of trophy office properties and A-credit, net leased, office properties with long term leases located in the CBD's of major US markets.