The imperative – Grammar chart
The form of the verb used for the imperative is the base form of the verb (=the infinitive without to). There is no subject.
The negative imperative is made with do not or don’t + infinitive (no subject).
You can use the imperative to:
- Open the package carefully.
- Connect the cable into the plug.
- Fasten your seatbelt.
- Stop talking!
offer something or invite someone to something
- Have some cookies.
- Come and sit with us.
- Get some sleep.
- Tell her how you feel.
- Go and have fun.
- Don’t touch that cable.
- Please, Stopthe car!
You can use let’s + verb to:
It’s very hot today. Let’s go to the swimming pool.
Let’s not go out today. I’m very tired.
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