Definition of take advice in US English:

take advice


  • Obtain information and guidance, typically from an expert.

    ‘he should take advice from his accountant’
    • ‘The two critical ingredients to the balance between giving advice and taking advice are talent and respect.’
    • ‘Who is Bush supposed to take advice from on energy policy?’
    • ‘Then I take advice from experts and they confuse me even further.’
    • ‘As a party we are here to serve people, to give advice and assistance and to take advice as well.’
    • ‘If you are seriously taking advice from him then you shouldn't vote at all.’