advise against doing

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 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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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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As for what you should do to resolve it, while there is no absolutely right or wrong way to deal with this kind of situation, the one thing I would advise against doing is to renege on your existing agreement with "Buyer A," just because "Buyer B" saw your home first.
Though it's convenient to use free Wi-Fi in public places, like the airport, experts advise against doing it, especially for online banking or other sensitive activities.
But she added: "I would advise against doing it regularly but I think that a one-off attempt would do no real harm."
He said: "We would like to emphasise that while it might be tempting to jump into rivers during hot weather, there are hidden dangers under the water and so we would strongly advise against doing so.
He's laid-back but if I had a highly strung horse I might advise against doing that."
It seems you're frustrated with the way life is but I would advise against doing anything rash.
Coast Guard officials advise against doing what Alexander and Kirk did.