Advised them against - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
advise against something
to suggest that something not be done. Lisa always advises against hasty actions.
advise someone against doing something
to encourage or counsel someone not to do something. I advised Bill against quitting his job.
References in periodicals archive
He, however, urged the trainees to be dedicated and show interest in what they would learn, even as he advised them against
absenteeism and truancy.
While noting that teachers also need time to re-energise, Amina advised them against
teaching during the holidays.
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has alerted consumers of another possible red tide contamination and advised them against
eating shellfish for the time being, bringing the affected areas to 12.