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advise and please be advised

  1. CEN7777 profile image59
    CEN7777posted 7 years ago

    What is the difference between " Please be advised" and "please advise".

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      sandra rinckposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      because I think you mean advise and advice.
      wink

      advice... like giving an opinion.  Do you want my advice?

      advise... warning, caution. I would advise you not to do that.

      or. Please be advised that what you are doing is dangerous.
      or. Please advise that person that that action is dangerous. big_smile

      Hope that helps. big_smile

      1. Pamda Man profile image60
        Pamda Manposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        No.... Advice - noun. Advise - verb.

        Please advise. Active.

        Please be advised. Passive.

        Both sentences are the same and I don't understand why he made a thread for it.

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          sandra rinckposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          probably a language barrier

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      Sidney Rayneposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Think you got the word "advise" correct in this context.

      "Please be advised" = You are providing advice or information on a subject.

      "Please advise" = You are requesting advice or information on a subject.

      Hope that helps....

      Cheers!

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        sandra rinckposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        advise is not a request, it's an instruction, an action, a verb.

      2. Ultimate Hubber profile image79
        Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I was about to write the same thing as this is true but read yours and thought I better second you.

        CEN7777 won't get confused if a few more people second this.

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      ralwusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Please be advised is like me or others being told something I/we need to know

      Please advise is like you asking for some advice on a particular subject

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    Sidney Rayneposted 7 years ago

    Please be advised...I bet CEN7777 is more confused now than he was prior to posting this message. wink

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      ralwusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      http://www.clipartof.com/images/thumbnail/1231.gif

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        sandra rinckposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        http://www.clipartof.com/images/thumbnail/1231.gifThat is good advice! big_smile

 
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