word of advice


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Noun1.word of advice - cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)word of advice - cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness); "a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality"; "the warning was to beware of surprises"; "his final word of advice was not to play with matches"
advice - a proposal for an appropriate course of action
deterrent example, object lesson, lesson, example - punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided to make an example of him"
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So I'll give you a last word of advice: move on, for the sooner you do that the sooner you'll get to the Emerald City of Oz."
Now, would you occasionally, when you see an opportunity, slip in a word of advice to her on the subject; men have so much more influence than women have--they argue so much more logically than we do; and you, monsieur, in particular, have so paramount a power of making yourself obeyed; a word of advice from you could not but do her good; even if she were sullen and headstrong(which I hope she is not), she would scarcely refuse to listen to you; for my own part, I can truly say that I never attend one of your lessons without deriving benefit from witnessing your management of the pupils.
"A word of advice. Don't take up that sentimental attitude over the poor.
Still, it seemed hard to be left, without a word of advice or of sympathy, to decide for myself what it was my duty to my husband to do next.
"One last word of advice, monseigneur," replied the latter.
Crum considered a little longer, and then delivered his word of advice:
Her momentary weakness past, the child again summoned the resolution which had until now sustained her, and, endeavouring to keep steadily in her view the one idea that they were flying from disgrace and crime, and that her grandfather's preservation must depend solely on her firmness, unaided by one word of advice or any helping hand, urged him onward and looked back no more.
I'm going to have you all to myself, and no one is to give a word of advice unless I ask it.
Neither does he receive or let pass into the fortress any true word of advice; if any one says to him that some pleasures are the satisfactions of good and noble desires, and others of evil desires, and that he ought to use and honour some and chastise and master the others--whenever this is repeated to him he shakes his head and says that they are all alike, and that one is as good as another.
There was nobody to tell him, to hint to him, to give him the least word of advice. He began to doubt that editors were real men.
After decades of providing the country with a word of advice and household 'totkas', Zubaida Apa left us on Thursday, Jan 4th.
A word of advice though, Mr Undertaker: You're gonna need a bigger freezer.