Spanish Grammar: Affirmative Informal Commands

Spanish Grammar: Affirmative Informal Commands

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Spanish Grammar: Affirmative Informal Commands
la gramática española: los imperativos familiares afirmativos

  • Imperatives are also known as command forms.
  • Use informal imperatives to ask people to do things in the form.

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Imperatives are words that are used to ask or tell a person to do something or not to do something. If you want to be able to tell someone how or what do to or to understand if someone tells you to do something in Spanish, you will need to understand

Infinitive
Present el/ella
Example
Translation
Lavar Lava ¡Lave los platos! Wash the dishes!
Barrer Barre ¡Barre el suelo! Sweep the floor!
Abrir Abre ¡Abre la puerta! Open the door!

Commands use an inverted exclamation point at the beginning of the command and an upright exclamation point at the end of the sentence.

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¡Estudies!
Study!

¡Mires!
Look!

¡Come!
Eat!

¡Di la verdad!
Tell the truth!

¡Decidas!
Decide!

¡Corras, los zombies!
Run, zombies!

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