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Imperative Mood - Glossary of Terms

Imperative Mood

Mood is the form a verb takes to show the manner in which it is to be regarded (e.g., as a fact, a command, a wish, an uncertainty).

The imperative mood is used for commands or requests.


Open the window.
Stop the bleeding.

Interactive example:
I am going to cross the field.  Shout when you see the bull[show me the imperative mood]
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