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.
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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