Difference between Advise & Advice

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I am always getting confused between advise and advice and I have no idea what the difference is. I use advise always but the spelling checker mark it as a wrong worm. Please advise me what is right.

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Hi every one

I am a brand new friend

I wish you can help me

I am always getting confused between advise and advice and I have no idea what the difference is. I use advise always but the spelling checker mark it as a wrong worm. Please advise me what is right.

Thanks

To advise is a verb. Advice ia an uncountable noun,
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I advise you to take my advice.

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Hi every one

I am a brand new friend

I wish you can help me

I am always getting confused between advise and advice and I have no idea what the difference is. I use advise always but the spelling checker mark it as a wrong worm. Please advise me what is right.

Thanks
The problem is they aren't spelled the way they sound, but if you can remember the following patterns, you'll be OK:

advise (verb): pronounced advi[z]e
ex: I advi[z]e that you do nothing.

advice (noun): pronounced advi[s]e
ex: I gave her some advie.
 

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That's some good advice, Cas.
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The problem is they aren't spelled the way they sound, but if you can remember the following patterns, you'll be OK:

advise (verb): pronounced advi[z]e
ex: I advi[z]e that you do nothing.

advice (noun): pronounced advi[s]e
ex: I gave her some advie.


Hi Casiopea

Is the following sentence correct ?
I advise that he do nothing - I know that the verb "advise" is followed by a subjunctive.
Should I say : I advise that he should do nothing.
Which of the two sentences above is the more used in spoken English?
Is there any other way [in other words] to express the idea in this sentence?

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Is the following sentence correct ?
I advise that he do nothing - I know that the verb "advise" is followed by a subjunctive.

That is perfectly correct. ("I advise that he...." is a common structure.)


Should I say : I advise that he should do nothing.



No, you wouldn't be likely to encounter that structure in either spoken or written English. More likely:
I advise him to do nothing.​

You could also say:
I think he should do nothing.​
Of course, you wouldn't be using advise in that sentence.

~R
 
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Thank all for your advices. Now it becomes clear to me; I advise every one to use this forum to post his queries.

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That is perfectly correct. ("I advise that he...." is a common structure.)






No, you wouldn't be likely to encounter that structure in either spoken or written English. More likely:
I advise him to do nothing.​

You could also say:
I think he should do nothing.​
Of course, you wouldn't be using advise in that sentence.

~R


Hi Ron

Thank you very much for clarifying that.
 

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Thank all for your advices. Now it becomes clear to me; I advise every one to use this forum to post his queries.

My Best regards for the best friends.

We don't use advice in the plural. ;-)

Thank you all for your advices. :cross:
Thank you all for your advice. :tick:
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We don't use advice in the plural. ;-)

Thank you all for your advices. :cross:
Thank you all for your advice. :tick:
:up:


What great man you are.

Thanks dear for your guidance

I appreciate your kindness
 

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But i would like to ask some thing about this point

In MSOffice or in Outlook when we write "Please advise" it gets a red underline indicating mistake.. and when we click on the suggestion it shows "advice" instead of "advise" i.e the correct form should be "Please advice"

then what it the logic behind this as i could not find proper answer.
Please help
 

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But i would like to ask some thing about this point

In MSOffice or in Outlook when we write "Please advise" it gets a red underline indicating mistake.. and when we click on the suggestion it shows "advice" instead of "advise" i.e the correct form should be "Please advice"

then what it the logic behind this as i could not find proper answer.
Please help
The advice by MSOffice or Outlook is simply wrong in this case.

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