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Advice & Advise - Confusing Words

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.

Ad & Add

Advice & Advise

A Few & A Little

As & Because

Accept & Except

Affect & Effect

Across & Along

Alike & Like

AFew - ALittle - Few - Little

Alot & A lot

As & When

All & Very

All & Whole

Aloud & Allowed

Always & All Ways

Above & Over

Am & PM

Asure & Sure

Another - Other - The Other

Ate & Eight

Afraid - Frighten - Scared

Alike & Similar