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advise (one) about

To recommend or offer suggestions to someone. 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 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 (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 (one) of

To share insight or recommendations on a particular topic with a person or group. 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

To share insight or recommendations on a particular topic with a person or group. 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 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.
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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?
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Most literature concerning advising graduate students is directed toward the larger heterosexual population, but this may not meet the needs of the minority graduate students, especially those of a different sexual orientation.
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Advisees need to enter the advising arena prepared to work with their advisor.
Klish and others note that one danger of advising parents to restrict children's fat intake is that some parents unintentionally deprive them of nutrients -- a particularly significant health hazard for infants.
Unfortunately, those in need of information, strategies, or data about advising graduate students will need to look elsewhere for help, as there are few paragraphs in the handbook dedicated to advising at the graduate level.
Law enforcement employers effectively avoid compulsion by advising employees that they have a right to remain silent and that anything they say can be used against them.