A simple explanation of whether to use Advice or Advise.
When to use Advice or Advice can be quite tricky, as both words are spelt in a similar way but do not sound the same.
|The word advice is a noun.|
It’s used to give a suggestion on something that could be done or to inform.
One can ask for advice or give it
|Could you give me some advice, on which cleaning products is the best for cleaning windows?|
Pascal, I need your advice please, what do you think Catherine would like for her birthday.
My advice to you, is to go to bed early and get a good night’s sleep. You’ll feel better in the morning.
He was too proud to ask for some advice
|When you pronounce the word advice, the C sounds like an S||uhd·vais|
|The word advise is a verb – it can be conjugated.|
It’s used to give a recommendation or advise on what should be done
To advise is actually giving a person advice on what they should do.
|He advised – we’re advising, etc.|
I advised him not to buy that tie, but he bought it and regretted it.
The government advised us to stay home and isolate for 14 days, if we had been in contact with a Covid-19 contaminated person.
The doctor advised me to lose four kilos.
My lawyer advised me not to sign that document.
|When you pronounce the word advise, the S sounds like a Z||uhd·vaiz|