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advise / aconsejar
advise   [ədˈvaɪz]
A. -transitive verb
1. (=recommend)
[+action]   aconsejar,   recomendar
·he advises caution
·aconseja or recomienda prudencia
·I'd advise leaving the car here
·aconsejaría que dejáramos el coche aquí
·to advise somebody to do something
·aconsejar a somebody, someone que haga algo
·what would you advise me to do?
·¿qué me aconsejas (que haga)?
a. you would be [ill] advised to go =   no sería prudente que fueras,   harías mal yendo or en ir
b. you would be [well] advised to go =   sería prudente que fueras,   harías bien yendo or en ir
2. (=give advice to)   aconsejar
(=help and inform professionally)   asesorar
a. can you advise me [on] the best route? =   ¿me puede aconsejar cuál es la mejor ruta?
·he advises them on investment
·les asesora en sus inversiones
b. she will advise you [what] to do =   ella te dirá lo que tienes que hacer
3. formal usage
(=inform)   informar   (officially)   notificar
a. to advise somebody [of] something =   informar a somebody, someone de algo   (officially)   notificar algo a somebody, someone
·he wrote to advise me of his decision
·me escribió para informarme de or notificarme su decisiónoun
·please advise us of a convenient date
·le ruego nos notifique una fecha conveniente
b. to keep somebody advised [of] or [about] something =   mantener a somebody, someone al corriente or informado de algo
4. (=warn)   advertir
·they were advised that it would look bad
·les advirtieron (de) que causaría una mala impresiónoun
a. to advise somebody [against] doing something =   aconsejar a somebody, someone que no haga algo
·they advised me against selling the house
·me aconsejaron que no vendiera la casa
·the doctor advised me against it
·el masculineédico me lo desaconsejó
b. no one had advised him [of] the possible consequences =   nadie lo había advertido de las posibles consecuencias
B. -intransitive verb
(=make recommendations)   dar consejos
a. I would advise [against] it =   yo te lo desaconsejaría,   yo no te lo aconsejaría
·he advised against going
·nos aconsejó que no fuéramos
b. to advise [on] something
(=give information on)   informar or dar informaciónoun sobre algo
[lawyer, accountant]   asesorar sobre algo
·job centres will advise on training courses
·en las oficinas de empleo informan or dan informaciónoun sobre cursillos de formaciónoun
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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