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Giving advice

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Here are some ways which we can give give advice or make recommendations:

For example, imagine that your friend is worried that she is getting fat. She asks you for some advice. You can respond using the following phrases:

You should take some exercise.
You ought to eat more fruit and vegetables.
Why don't you go jogging?
How about eating less sugary food?

For stronger advice you can use 'have to' or 'must':

You must see a doctor
You have to take her to see that movie. She'll love it!

Using suggest and recommend

There are two ways which we can use 'recommend' and 'suggest':

I suggest taking a holiday.
I suggest (that) you take a holiday.

I recommend going to bed earlier.
I recommend (that) you go to bed earlier.

Using imperatives to give advice

We can use imperative verbs + '-ing' to give advice. Let's look at some more examples using your fat friend!:

Start going to the gym.
Stop drinking so much coke.
Consider switching to brown bread and rice.
Try cycling to work.

 

Link: Danny's advice page

  • You ___ to leave as soon as you can.





  • They ___ fix that broken traffic signal.





  • You should start ___ for your future.





  • How ___ sending them some flowers?





  • Try ___ your own lunch instead of buying it.









Comments

giving advice

giving advice is a very easy thing but following the same and making it practical in life is very difficult which needs lot of willpower.may be the easiest thing in life is giving advice to someone who are facing some problem in their life.

Giving Advice

It is explained clearly on how to use english language while giving advice. It would have been much better, if in what situations each of the words like Should, must, have, consider, etc,; should be used.

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COMENT

SINCE HE ALWAYS MISLEADING ME I OUST HIM.IF HE AGAIN COME TO ME I SHOULD BEAT HIM

....usage...,

how about the difference of an "advice" and "advise"?....

advice -noun; to give an

advice -noun; to give an advice
advise-verb; to advise to....

i really like thi i hope

i really like thi i hope

THANKS

Very useful lesson. I always forget about +ing.
Remember using imperative verbs + '-ing' to give advice. Thank you Smile