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"Why don't you" - is it a suggestion or an advice?

“Why don’t you go by train? It’s much less tiring than driving, “ I said.
A. I advised him to go by train as it was much less tiring than driving.
B. I suggested him to go by train as it was much less tiring than driving.
C. I warned him to go by train as it was much less tiring than driving.
D. I advised him going by train as it was much less tiring than driving.

P.S.: I believe two variants are quite all right here but only one should be chosen.

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    Sasha,

    "Why don't you?" could be considered a suggestion or a piece of advice. The question is a test of your knowledge of how to use the verbs suggest and advise.

    A is the only grammatically correct choice.

    The verb "to suggest" cannot be followed by an object+ infintive. It has to be followed by a "that clause".
    I suggested that he.....

    The verb "advise" can take the object + infinitive form.
    I advised him to go by train.....

    B. I suggested to him to go by train as it was much less tiring than driving.

    this is advise to his friend you should go by the train because it is much less tiring than driving.

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