Easily Confused: ADVISE Vs ADVICE

Advise and advice are easy to confuse, so let’s look at the difference:
ADVICE is a noun meaning an opinion or suggestion about what someone should do:

  1. “I’d like the advice of my teacher before I make a commitment.”
  2. “Take my advice and travel while you have the opportunity.”
  3. “I followed my friend’s advice and bought a bicycle.”

To ADVISE is a verb meaning to give advice to someone:

  1. “Dillon advised me to fix my roof before winter.”
  2. “Olive’s doctor advised her to stop smoking.”
  3. “I would advise against trying the fish. Get the chicken instead.”

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