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    Hello,

    I need to do some sentence using differente word like Wisdom, I did the following sentence but I'm not sure of the tense in it:(are recognise)

    In Africa, the sages are recognise for their wisdom and their ability to give advices

    Thank you for your help

    MV

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    Are recognized. "To give advice", or "to advise". Advice is an an abstract or collective noun that has no plural. Please watch this point very carefully: unfortunately, the single word "advices" immediately identifies a non-native speaker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abaka View Post
    unfortunately, the single word "advices" immediately identifies a non-native speaker.
    A couple more:
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