Advise vs. Advice

Here are some tips about advise vs. advice.

  • advise (verb)
  • advice (noun, uncountable, always singular)

These phrases are equivalent (the same meaning):

  • Let me advise you. Let me give you some advice.
  • I would advise against that. My advice is not to do that.


Eng: Lee, let me give you a piece of advice. Clean up your library. It’s a mess!

Lee: Engineer, when I want your advice, I’ll ask for it. Go clean up your workshop.
It’s a pigsty!

Eng: Well, I would advise you to listen to me. Students are complaining that they can’t find
anywhere to sit down.

Lee: Eng, can you give me some advice? How can I get you to leave?

Eng: Okay, Lee, I’m going. πŸ™

Lee: Thanks, Eng. And hey, I would advise you to get a shave before you come back, okay? πŸ™‚

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