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take advice

This page is about the collocation take advice

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to do what somebody advises you to do

For example

  • I took my doctor's advice and stopped drinking alcohol.

  • I wish I'd taken your advice and sold my shares before the stock market crashed.

Quick Quiz

If you take someone's advice, you

a. do what they think you should do

b. tell them what you think they should do

c. think about what they've advised you to do

Contributor: Matt Errey