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Advice vs. Advise - Commonly Confused Words In English



It is really common to confuse advise & advice.

Advise – is a verb: a recommendation usually about a problem or situation or a notice (to tell) about something or someone

  • Please advise us about the security situation?
  • I want to advise everyone that school will be closed for a few days.
  • The radio always advises the public about the traffic situation.

Advice – is a noun: an option or a suggestion

  • My sister listens to my advice.
  • I go to my brothers for advice, when I have a problem.
  • Everyone asks Jenni for advice all the time.

Please note: Advice is a noun & Advise is a verb.



As & Because

As & When

Aloud & Allowed

All & Very

Above & Over

Ever & Forever

Across & Along

Advice & Advise

Afraid - Frighten - Scared

Affect & Effect

A Few & A Little

Alike & Similar

Alot & A lot

Already Finish Just Still

Although & Though

All & Whole

Always & All Ways

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Another - Other - The Other

Ate & Eight

Ill & Sick

Few & Little

Back up & Backup

Because & So

Begin & Start

Believe - Count On - Depend &

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By & On

By & Through

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Cook & Cooker

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Do & Make

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Elder & Older

Discover& Figure Out

Fast Food & Junk Food

Flower & Flour

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For & To

Fun & Funny

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Grey & Gray

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