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advise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishadvisead‧vise /ədˈvaɪz/ ●●● S2 W2 verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]ADVISE to tell someone what you think they should do, especially when you know more than they do about something 🔊 She needed someone to advise her.advise somebody to do something 🔊 Evans advised him to leave London. 🔊 You are strongly advised to take out medical insurance when visiting China.advise somebody against (doing) something 🔊 I’d advise you against saying anything to the press.advise that 🔊 Experts advise that you should avoid being in strong sunlight for long periods.advise caution/patience/restraint etc (=advise people to be careful, patient etc) 🔊 The makers advise extreme caution when handling this material.I/we would advise somebody to do something (=used when advising someone what to do) 🔊 I would advise you to speak to a doctor.‘ …, ’ somebody advised 🔊 ‘Make sure that you keep the documents in a safe place, ’ Otley advised him.somebody can advise 🔊 If you need more information, I’m sure your lawyer can advise.2 [intransitive, transitive]ADVISE to be employed to give advice on a subject about which you have special knowledge or skilladvise somebody on/about something 🔊 He advises us on tax matters. advise on something 🔊 She’s been asked to advise on training the new sales team.advise somebody on something 🔊 He advises us on tax matters.advise somebody (on) how/where/what/when 🔊 Matthew advises people how to invest their money.3 [transitive]TALK TO somebody formal to tell someone about somethingadvise somebody of something 🔊 We’ll advise you of any changes in the delivery dates. 🔊 Keep us advised of (=continue to tell us about) any new developments.advise somebody that 🔊 They advised him that the tour would proceed.4 you would be well/ill advised to do somethingGRAMMAR: ComparisonadviseYou advise someone to do something: His lawyer advised him to plead guilty. Don’t say: His lawyer advised to him to plead guilty.You advise someone that they should do something: His lawyer advised him that he should plead guilty.recommendYou recommend something to someone: One of my friends recommended the restaurant to me.You recommend that someone should do something: One of my friends recommended that I should go to the restaurant.suggestYou suggest something to someone: Someone suggested the idea to her.You suggest that someone should do something: Someone suggested that she should write a book about her experiences.THESAURUSadvise to tell someone what you think they should do, especially when you have more experience or knowledge than they doMy lawyer advised me to plead guilty.give advice to advise someone about questions relating to a particular subjectThey give advice to people about loans.Can I give you some advice?tell to tell someone what you think they should do, especially in order to avoid problemsMy dad told me to talk to a teacher if I was being bullied.I told her not to worry. recommend to advise someone to do something, especially after careful study of that subjectDoctors recommend eating five portions of fruit and vegetables each day.Current guidelines recommend that young babies should sleep on their back.suggest to tell someone your ideas about what they should doI suggested they should visit the cathedral while they’re here.urge to strongly advise someone to do somethingPolice have urged anyone with information about the murder to contact them.→ See Verb table
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adviseHe is the Mafia's honorary president: entitled to advise and consult but not to give orders.These volunteers advise and guide the Director and staff on all aspects of managing Trust properties.Health experts advise extreme caution when handling these materials.Her lawyers have advised her against saying anything to the newspapers.Field Chairs advise individual enquirers and talk to all those prospective entrants to their fields who attend a visit day.He was supposed to advise the grunts on how to use the aircraft and the crews assigned to them.I would advise the reader against taking my judgments as utterly final.All US citizens in the area have been advised to return home.Your teacher will be able to advise you about what qualifications you will need.Either way, the problem is to find the right person to advise you, some one who can be objective.I strongly advise you to get medical insurance if you're going skiing.I advise you to think very carefully before making any decision.advise somebody to do somethingThe doctor advised Jo to lose weight and exercise more.advise somebody of somethingWe'll advise you of any changes in the delivery dates.
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Verb table
advise
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyadvise
he, she, itadvises
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyadvised
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave advised
he, she, ithas advised
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad advised
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill advise
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have advised
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam advising
he, she, itis advising
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you, we, theyare advising
Past
I, he, she, itwas advising
you, we, theywere advising
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been advising
he, she, ithas been advising
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been advising
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be advising
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been advising
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