Advice and Advise?
When to use ADVICE
Advice is a noun (S sound – Snake – Ice)
Synonyms: guidance, information, a recommendation, counsel
- I am buying a new car. The salesperson gave me some advice.
- I am buying a new phone. I need your advice. Should I buy an iPhone or an Android?
Tip: Advice is ALWAYS singular. We give advice. We do not say advices.
When to use ADVISE
Advise is a verb (Z sound – Lazy)
Synonyms: encourage, instruct, caution, recommend
- Please advise the students that the college will be closed for one week.
- My bank manager advised me not to invest in Bitcoin.