imperative mood


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Noun1.imperative mood - a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
modality, mood, mode - verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
Translations
rozkazovací způsob
felszólító mód
modo imperativo
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Imperative mood, present tense: Do not thou go home, let him not go home, let us not go home, do not ye or you go home, let not them go home.
It's no matter,' said Mr Pancks, 'I merely wish to remark that the task this Proprietor has set me, has been never to leave off conjugating the Imperative Mood Present Tense of the verb To keep always at it.
Peter Magnus had conjugated himself into the imperative mood, 'I decline answering that question.
I noticed in the course of my work that some Malaysian colleagues tended to use the imperative mood (direct commands such as 'Give me that report by 2pm') when making requests of their colleagues, which could be interpreted as rather forceful and sometimes impolite.
Those verbs do not have, respectively, a nasal or liquid in the 1st and 2nd person singular and plural in the present tense forms of the indicative mood, in the 2nd person singular of the imperative mood and the negative present form, identical to it.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami said the western states changed their behavior towards Iran's nuclear program from an imperative mood to a begging mood after Tehran gained access to above 20 percent uranium enrichment capability.
Thus, the main verb in a prescriptive rule is in the imperative mood.
They cover their skin in stains, they augment themselves with antlers, they fold themselves up like paper cranes, and they do so in the bold presumption of the imperative mood.
The point is made that, while in Spanish the imperative mood is realized through verb inflection, the difference between interrogative and indicative moods is realized prototypically through the intonation contour of the clause, which contrasts with mood realization in English through the sequencing of Subject and Finite.
In the imperative mood in particular, the unmarked person is the second and not the third (cf.
Investigation of an instructional text will require the children to identify step-by-step directions based on processes written in the imperative mood, such as commands (Blaxell & Winch, 1999).
The Greek imperative mood in the New Testament; a cognitive and communicative approach.