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Phrasal Verbs

advise against

This page is about the phrasal verb advise against

FORMAL

Meaning

to suggest to someone that they should not do something they are thinking of doing

For example

  • advise against sth Due to the current unrest, the government is advising against unnecessary travel to the region.

  • advise sb against doing sth The Medical Council has advised people against taking this drug until further safety tests have been carried out.

Quick Quiz

Most doctors advise against

a. eating fruit and vegetables

b. smoking cigarettes

c. exercising regularly

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