|Origin:||avis 'opinion', probably from ce m'est a vis 'that appears to me'|
There's lots of advice in the book on baby care.
Could you give me some advice about buying a home?
legal/medical/financial etc advice
If I were you, I'd get some legal advice.
professional/expert advice (=advice from someone who knows a lot about a subject)
I want to ask your advice about where to stay.
follow/take somebody's advice (=do what they advise you)
I followed my father's advice and sold the car.
Take my advice and study something practical.
a piece/word of advice
Let me give you a piece of advice. Wear a blue suit to the interview.
on somebody's advice! Do not confuse the noun advicewith the verb adviseHe gave me some useful advice. Can you advise me on college courses?
On her doctor's advice (=because her doctor advised her) Smith decided to take early retirement.