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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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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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ATP 3-96.1, Security Forces Assistance Brigade, divides the functions of an advising team member into two subcategories: internal and external, as shown in Figure 1.
"Old-school advising works by expecting students to come to advisors, but often, the students who take advantage of advisor availability are those who probably don't need intensive services."
NACADA evolved from the first National Conference on Academic Advising in 1977 and has more than 13,000 members representing 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, and 27 other international countries.
In the wider skills sector, Frank has overseen the negotiation of devolved further education capital grants on behalf of a Local Enterprise Partnership and has been advising on issues surrounding the apprenticeship levy.
The above research helps define a good advising program.
Since 1983, NACADA has honored individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. The goal of NACADA is to promote quality academic advising and professional development of its membership to enhance the educational development of students.
Some solutions involve the creation of standalone advising websites designed to provide only advising content (Marques, 2001).
Air advising is a critical component of the Air Force response to direction in Department of Defense (DOD) Instruction 5000.58, "Security Force Assistance" (SFA), which instructs the military Services, among other things, to:
Commissioners and those advising them should be mindful of this and ensure that they are familiar with peer practice when providing advice.
He has particular expertise in advising on infrastructure projects, including public-private partnerships (PPP), and his PPP work has included advising the World Bank and overseas governments such as the Governments of Mexico and Bhutan.
Price stated he left the car lot, returned to the jail and released the 3 boys advising them to get out of town.
The callers, claiming to be council staff, are advising householders they have been placed in the wrong council tax bracket and are due for a refund.
ABSTRACT Best practices in teaching and learning may begin with effective academic advising. Nursing research and scholarship in the area of advising, however, is virtually nonexistent.
ERIC Descriptors: Academic Advising; Educational Experience; College Students; Student Attitudes; Program Development; Student Surveys; Private Colleges; Public Colleges; Two Year Colleges