guidance


guidance
noun
ADJECTIVE
clear, detailed, proper, specific
careful
firm

Parents need to provide their children with firm guidance.

gentle
helpful, useful, valuable

The handbook gives helpful guidance on writing articles.

practical
general

These notes are for general guidance only.

additional, further
divine, spiritual

She prayed for divine guidance.

expert, legal, parental, professional, technical
marriage (BrE)

a marriage guidance counsellor

career, vocational
ethical, moral
VERB + GUIDANCE
give (sb), offer (sb), provide (sb with)

We can give guidance to students on which courses to choose.

issue
could use (AmE), need
ask for, look (to sb) for, seek, want

Children look to their parents for guidance.

I think you should seek guidance from your lawyer on this matter.

receive
follow
GUIDANCE + NOUN
counselor (= at a school) (AmE)
PREPOSITION
under … guidance, under the guidance of

Volunteers are restoring the building under expert guidance.

guidance about

guidance about university degrees

guidance as to

Guidance must be given as to what tasks the learner should attempt.

guidance on

The Safety Officer provides guidance on firefighting and office safety.


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