Parts of speech

Imperatives in English Grammar with Kinds and Uses

Imperative

Imperatives are verbs that give instructions, directions, orders, advice or make requests. Imperatives are not changed to plural or any other forms. Imperatives come at the beginning of a sentence.

Examples:

Give me the book.

Stop talking so loudly.

Wash your hands before you eat.

Do your work quietly.

Open the door.

Examples of someone giving directions using imperatives:

Go straight on Pine Street.

Take a U turn from the roundabout.

Turn right from the cinema Look on your left.

Examples of someone giving instructions for cooking using

imperatives:

Cut the vegetables into thin slice.

Put them in the pain.

Add oil and spices.

Serve while it is still hot.

Imperatives

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