advice column


: an article in a newspaper or magazine that offers advice to people who write to ask for help with a problem

Examples of advice column in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Writing in about a breakup is an advice column classic, and Carolyn Hax has read and answered a version of this letter hundreds of times over. Haben Kelati, Washington Post, 26 Mar. 2024 Carolyn Hax has written an advice column for The Washington Post since 1997. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 4 Mar. 2024 Chat glossary Show more Carolyn Hax started her Washington Post advice column in 1997, after five years on the Style desk and none as a therapist. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 16 Feb. 2024 Elaine Welteroth writes the Ask Elaine advice column for The Washington Post. Elaine Welteroth, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Aug. 2023 In our latest anonymous advice column,’s editors consider the unspoken rules and inadvertent faux pas of which every wedding guest should be aware. Patricia Garcia, Vogue, 5 Oct. 2023 The internet platform also gave Guy access to a mainstream audience off of X, including an advice column for politicians at Politico. James Powel, USA TODAY, 3 Sep. 2023 Getty Our monthly advice column tackles all your destination wedding quandaries (and confusions) with intel straight from industry experts. Matt Ortile, Condé Nast Traveler, 29 Aug. 2023 Clare seems, at first, an odd choice to take over the advice column, considering her husband Danny (Quentin Plair) and daughter Rae (Tanzyn Crawford) are barely speaking to her. Jenelle Riley, Variety, 18 Aug. 2023

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“Advice column.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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