advise (one) against

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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 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 against something

to suggest that something not be done. Lisa always advises against hasty actions.
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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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The Prophet (PBHU) also strictly advised us against having favoritism amongst our children.
Moving to new, larger premises at the start of a recession was a move many advised us against.
Rajavi said, "The US and Albania correctly advised us against making this development public to prevent the Iranian regime from sabotaging the effort.
But my sister had had a free one and advised us against it because they are shared and you're not allowed to go back and put flowers or toys on the grave.
Citigroup advised us against setting a minimum price, because then we would get offers close to that level," Karanikolov said.
We've heard a lot about this operation but doctors have advised us against it, but we've been looking into itmore andmore and a lot of families have posted details of their children before and after the operation and the difference is amazing," said Paula, 38, a project manager for an insurance company.
Jyotindra Jain, member secretary and professor (cultural archives) at the IGNCA, informed, "We were supposed to host the three events during the Games but the Delhi Police advised us against that due to security reasons.
They have both advised us against restoring compensation.
Aa Our doctors advised us against such a grueling physical task, and our friends called us "crazy".
The mare is in super form and worked brilliantly on Saturday," said Swinbank, "but she came into season on Wednesday morning and the vet has advised us against travelling, observing that she would not be at her peak.
Sara says: "We could have gone, but Sean went for us and strongly advised us against it.