Quick answer
"Let know" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "hacer saber", and "advise" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "aconsejar". Learn more about the difference between "let know" and "advise" below.
let know
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. hacer saber
I'll let you know as soon as I have any news.Te hago saber en cuanto tenga alguna noticia.
b. avisar
Let me know when you receive the package.Avísame cuando recibas el paquete.
c. decir
Why didn't you let us know that you were feeling so sick?¿Por qué no nos dijiste que te sentías tan enfermo?
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to recommend)
a. aconsejar
His uncle advised him to stop seeing his girlfriend.Su tío le aconsejó que dejara de ver a su novia.
b. recomendar
My mother advised me to choose a place to live first, and then look for a job.Mi mamá me recomendó que primero escogiera un lugar para vivir, y después buscara un trabajo.
2. (to counsel)
a. asesorar
Mili's lawyer is advising her on how to proceed with the divorce.El abogado de Mili la está asesorando sobre cómo proceder con el divorcio.
b. aconsejar
My thesis advisor advised me to present my work at a conference.Mi asesor de tesis me aconsejó presentar mi trabajo en una conferencia.
3. (to inform)
a. informar
The general advised the president on the situation in the Middle East.El general informó al presidente sobre la situación en el Medio Oriente.
b. notificar
We have advised the police and they will be here shortly.Hemos notificado a la policía y estarán aquí pronto.
4. (to warn)
a. advertir
I advised him to finish his homework if he wanted to go out and play.Le advertí que terminara su trabajo si quería salir a jugar.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to give advice)
a. recomendar
I can't do as you advise; it's immoral.No puedo hacer lo que recomiendas; es inmoral.
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