if I were you

if I were you
if I were you spoken phrase
used when giving someone advice

If I were you, I’d stay away from Josh Harker – he’s a bad character.

Thesaurus: ways of warning or advising someonesynonym
Main entry: if

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used to accompany a piece of advice

I would go to see him if I were you

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if I were you
— used when giving advice to people about how they should behave

I'd study more if I were you. [=I think you should study more]

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Main Entry:if

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if ˌI were ˈyou idiom
used to give sb advice

If I were you I'd start looking for another job.

Main entry:ifidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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