Grammar Patterns

poss N be to-inf

The 'advice' group

These nouns refer to what someone is told to do. In the case of advice, proposal, suggestion, and tip, the possessive indicates the person giving the advice or orders; in the case of brief, instructions, and orders, it indicates the person who is told what to do.
My advice is to look at all the options before you buy.
My orders are to take you there myself.
  • advice
  • brief
  • instructions
  • orders
  • proposal
  • suggestion
  • tip
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