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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.
See also: advise, of

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?
See also: advise, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Lian Fang, based in New York, advises on wealth planning matters, frequently working with multi-generational families to assist them with transferring their wealth to younger generations.
An indicator that might provide insight into availability is the ratio of advisor to advisees. If that ratio is excessive, with excessive defined as a higher ratio than the median of the university, the time available for each student to interact with his or her advisor may be impacted.
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* Be discreet and polite, advises Hayley Gorenberg, director of Lambda Legal's AIDS Project.
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The code does not require members to advise clients regarding their use of a third-party provider.
To prevent the shock that Younger-Huff experienced, Webster advises small-business owners to visit their planning board office and ask to see the city's master plan for their neighborhood.
One way to keep the upper hand, advises Rangaswami, is to bring a team of software developers in-house after building up an operation and offer management an ownership stake.
When shopping for a CRM solution, he advises, schools should make sure the system is used by more than one functional group.
According to Mike Eisenberg, a West Los Angeles-based CPA, PFS, who currently advises his individual clients on their 401(k) investments, some cost-benefit analysis is required before leaping in to this expanded practice area.
The Joint Advisory Division (JAD) advises the general staff of the MODA.
State Department advises that armed robbery, assault, carjacking and kidnapping do occur in both Quito and Guayaquil and also advises against travel to northern provinces of Ecuador near the Colombian border.
The manual advises agents to obtain a listing of policy and procedural manuals (such as accounting, finance, intercompany transactions, personnel and telecommunications).