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    #1

    a/the noun

    These two sentences are taken from OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS's Common Errors in English Usage:
    “Advice” is the noun, “advise” the verb. When Ann Landers advises people, she gives them advice.

    My question is whether native speakers would also say '“Advice” is a noun, “advise” a verb' without changing the meaning of the sentence?

    Thank you in advance.
    Last edited by joham; 11-Jun-2010 at 14:50. Reason: a sentence added.

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    Re: a/the noun

    Yes, I agree.

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