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1.1(recommend)(caution/postponement) aconsejar(caution/postponement) recomendarto advise sb to + inf — aconsejar(le) a algn que + subj
to advise sb against sth/-ing
- we were advised to leave/not to swim
- you would be well advised to see a lawyer
he advised starting at once — aconsejó que se empezara inmediatamente
- they advised him against marrying so young
- the committee advised them against it
- Another release had a curious note advising the recommending of headphones when listening.
- And it may encourage solicitors to advise silence for other than good objective reasons.
- The doctor diagnosed the condition, advising doses of testosterone over any recommended levels.
- He talked to friends, who advised the secure option.
- Admission is free but donations are encouraged and early arrival is advised.
- I wouldn't advise sleeping pills, but a nice warm bath might do the trick.
- Long runs are not advised, as these require more endurance than stamina.
- As my name suggests, I am not qualified to offer advice but I would advise caution
- Letting go is of course not advised but only used as a demonstration.
- The doctor then uses the diagnosis to advise the correct course of treatment for this particular patient.
- Your doctor will assess you, and advise the best course of treatment to deal with the problem.
- He is not against the idea of modernity, but advises caution.
- The court would express the hope that whatever course was medically advised would be honoured.
- He is, though, viewed as the man who would be more likely to advise caution.
1.2(give advice to)aconsejar(professionally) asesorarto advise (sb) when/what/how etc.
he advises us on technical matters — él nos asesora en los aspectos técnicos
- she advises me when and where to buy property
- The above guidelines advise against antibiotics because of their ineffectiveness, which may not be true.
- I strongly advise against the incorporation of emergency laws into our ordinary legal system.
- While it is may seem appropriate to bring flowers to a hostess, I usually advise against it.
- I don't like to read books and generally advise against it, as it damages the eyes.
- You should lock into a fixed rate for the best deal - but experts advise against tying up your money for more than a year.
- We advise against all but essential travel to all other parts of Iraq.
- They advise against the sales of items that could be faulty and pose a danger risk like the brakes failing on a pushchair.
- Even if your security officers advise against it, why not pull over and mingle with the crowd?
- All books printed over the last ten years advise against acquiring a kitten or puppy this way.
- If you get a chance to sell your soul in the second week of February I would advise against it.
- No, I don't mind people buying proof copies, but I'd advise against buying them to collect.
- Experts advise against planting hostas closer in an attempt to get a full effect sooner.
- I would advise against using it in the riot tomorrow, or at all, until you know how to work it.
- He or she might advise against it because it may put you at risk of complications.
- The experts advise against turning existing bedrooms into almost anything else.
- I do not use fixed spools for heavy fishing and would advise against it.
- The main body lies roughly to the north-east, though I advise against using a compass.
- Most homeopaths advise against the use of essential oils if you are taking a homeopathic remedy.
- He took the view that the course I had advised was entirely acceptable and ethical.
- The aim of the course is to advise and assist parents in the bringing up of their children in a drug free environment.
2formal(inform)informar(in writing) notificar formalto advise sb of sthto advise sb that — informarle a algn de que
— notificarle a algn quethey will advise him whether or not he is eligible — le notificarán si reúne o no los requisitos
- I was recently advised of a splendid plan to unloose some sparrow hawks in Glasgow's parks and squares.
- I was advised of it by email from an Australian journalist, who asked for a comment.
- She claims she was not advised of alternative pharmacies as the pharmacist refused to speak to her.
- We were only advised of this legal position when we sought to follow up the progress of investigation of complaints.
- I was not advised of anything except to come back to the House because the session was to continue.
- We were not advised of the circumstances in which any member should withdraw.
- The patient was advised of the fracture and was managed conservatively with a splint.
- He also said that downloads from now on will advise people on the situation.
- Officials are advising customers that the health risk is very small, but they say it is sensible not to eat the pizza.
- Some officials who should be advising farmers were themselves awaiting details.
- I am also advised by officials that there was one particular design fault in one of the windows of the cells.
- I will amend archived entries to include corrections of fact and advise you accordingly.
- The newspaper also asked why he would not name the lawyer who advised him that he was in the clear.
- When I asked if I could fight this in court, I was advised that it was my word against theirs.
- That was largely because we were advised by our lawyers that such an admission would not help in any litigation.
- His lawyer has advised him that if attacked in his home he is within his rights to use the revolver.
- If you're hurt in an accident, your lawyer can advise you on the value of your claim.
- I am not arguing - I am advising your Honours as to the court's approach.
- Last night we advised them that we were cancelling our subscription.
- They had hoped to do their push along the road but were advised by police that it was too dangerous.
1aconsejar(professionally) asesorarto advise against sth/-ing — desaconsejar algo/+ inf