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  • Chapter 1. Letter, Word, Sentence (Cont'd...)

    letter word sentence

    1.4 Forms of the sentences (cont'd...)

    (b) Imperative sentence: The imperative form is the present or base form of the verb which is a second person form. The form of an imperative sentence could be verb + object or let + subject (in object form) + verb + object.
    Go there. (It means you should go there)
    You should read the instructions carefully.
    Lets have some tea.

    (c) Optative sentence: The optative sentence, where someone expresses his wish or blessing, generally takes the form as may + subject + verb + object.
    May your dreams come true.

    (d) Exclamatory sentence: It takes the form as interjection! + part of predicate + subject + verb. Sometimes its form becomes interjection! + subject + verb.
    Oh! what a cruel enmity it is!
    Alas! I am ruined.

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