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ask for advice

This page is about the collocation ask for advice

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to ask someone what they think you should do

For example

  • Don't be afraid to ask for advice if you're not sure what to do.

  • Why don't you ask your sister for some advice? She knows all about fashion.

Note:
Related collocations include "ask for help" and "ask for suggestions"

Quick Quiz

I'll ask John for some advice because

a. I trust his judgement

b. I think he's in trouble

c. I know he can spare it

Contributor: Matt Errey