Saturday, February 4, 2012

Advice or advise?

"Advice" is a noun; "advise" (which rhymes with "size") is a verb. When you advise someone, you are giving him or her advice.

Incorrect: "My parents will advice me what to do."
Correct: "My parents will advise me what to do."

Incorrect: "Do your parents have any advise for you?"
Correct: "Do your parents have any advice for you?"

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