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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. As a doctor, I always advise my patients against smoking.
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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 government advises against all travel to North Sinai (the part of Egypt between Cairo and Israel) due to the "significant increase in criminal activity and continued terrorist attacks on police and security forces".
"The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) no longer advises against all but essential travel to south Cebu," the UK embassy in Manila said in a Twitter post yesterday.
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Burt told Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Sabri Bachtobji in a telephone conversation on July 26 the UK no longer advises against travel to Tunisia, except for some regions.
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I have read the original report and many interpretations of it, and while I agree it specifically advises against beta-carotene (substitute lutein and zeaxanthin) on safety and effectiveness grounds, it does not specifically advise against the inclusion of omega-3.
The Foreign Office advises against all travel to northern Sinai and advises against all but essential travel in southern Sinai except for the tourist areas around Sharm el Sheikh.
The FCO advises against all travel to the North Sinai governorate and all but essential travel to the majority of the South Sinai governorate, including St.
| LONDON, Aug 24 (KUNA) -- Due to the significant increase in criminal activity in the North Sinai area, the UK Foreign Office (FO) now advises against all travel to the Governorate of North Sinai, it was announced tonight.
The prescribing information for dronedarone has been revised to reflect the results of a safety review, and now advises against prescribing dronedarone to patients with atrial fibrillation "who will not or cannot be converted into normal sinus rhythm," because "it doubles the rate of cardiovascular death, stroke, and heart failure in such patients." The label also recommends an electrocardiogram to monitor heart rhythm in patients on the drug "at least once every three months," and if a patient is in AF, treatment should be stopped or, "if clinically indicated," the patient should be cardioverted.
The internal specialist advises against drinking aerated soft drinks.
If they bother to read the Highway Code, it advises against this practice.