Examples of Imperative Sentences

Some sentences are spoken to convey a request or a command. Such sentences are known as imperative sentences.

These sentences can either end with a full stop or an exclamation mark (!). It depends on how the sentence is conveyed. Many imperative sentences begin with a verb instead of a noun.

In this post, you will find the top 100+ Examples of Imperative Sentences.

Examples of Imperative Sentences

Examples of Imperative Sentences


  1. Please maintain silence. (request)
  2. Leave the room now! (command)
  3. Open the windows and let the air come in. (command)
  4. Please tell me where the library is. (request)
  5. Pardon me. (request)
  6. Cut the cloth according to the measurement. (command)


Affirmative

  1. Always speak the truth.
  2. Obey your elders.
  3. Serve your nation.
  4. Show sympathy to the poor.
  5. Remain steady in your ideal.
  6. Attend to your studies.
  7. Please wait a minute.
  8. Please sit down here.
  9. Kindly check my health.
  10. Drive the car slowly.
  11. Carry out my orders.
  12. Ask him to come here.
  13. Count the number of students in the class.


Negative

  1. Do not run in the sun.
  2. Do not lose patience in danger.
  3. Do not go there.
  4. Do not miss this opportunity.
  5. Do not neglect your studies.
  6. Do not disturb me.
  7. Do not give him pain anymore.
  8. Do not raise your voice.
  9. Do not do it at once.
  10. Do not let that man be free.
  11. Never listen to his words.


  1. Let us go.
  2. Let us avail ourselves of the 10.30 train.
  3. Let him do the work himself.
  4. Let them mind their own business
  5. Let us not sleep away the time,
  6. Let people do their duties.
  7. Let us have a walk in the fresh air.


  1. I advised my brother not to run in the sun. Or, I forbade my brother to run in the sun.
  2. The teacher advised me not to waste time.
  3. He advised his sons not to quarrel among themselves.
  4. The man told him not to disturb him (the man).
  5. Niladri asked Bappa not to run so fast.
  6. Father forbade me to read so fast.
  7. The manager of the hall requested the audience not to smoke in the auditorium.
  8. He advised the fatherless boy not to cry and consoled him with the words that no man lives forever.
  9. The music director instructed the singer not to start singing until the bell rang.
  10. The villagers advised the traveller not to enter the forest at night.
  11. The tired guest requested the host not to offer him cold water.
  12. Casabianca’s father enjoined upon him not to move from the place till he returned.


  1. The captive general shouted to his captors to set him free.
  2. The mentor asked the disciple to wait outside the temple till he called him.
  3. The lifeguard warned the bathers against going into deep waters.
  4. The hare proposed to the tortoise that they should run a race.
  5. The boy wanted to fly the kite.
  6. The inspector ordered the constable to let the man go.
  7. Rama suggested that they should arrange a musical party.
  8. The clergyman suggested that the nations of the world should forget their differences and work together for peace.
  9. The teacher urged that no one should tell a lie.
  10. I warned against coming to any conclusions in haste.
  11. She requested her opponents not to be so impatient.
  12. The official forbade everyone to speak to that man because he was a traitor.
  13. The commander-in-chief ordered the soldiers to march forward.
  14. The master ordered his servant to polish his (master’s) shoes.
  15. Ratanbabu ordered the man to leave the house at once.
  16. The teacher told his pupils to go out.
  17. Mother ordered/urged me to go to school at once.
  18. Chandranathbabu told his servant to go down to the market and bring some vegetables and fish.


  1. He requested Sujay to have a cup of tea then.
  2. Sunilbabu requested Sisirbabu to lend him (Sisirbabu) some money.
  3. Chandrababu requested me to shut the door.
  4. The tired guest requested the host to give him (guest) a glass of cold water.
  5. The policeman requested me to show him my passport.
  6. Anirban begged/requested Geeta to send him (Anirban) to some cold climate.
  7. The receptionist requested me to sign the register.
  8. The unemployed youth requested the magistrate to find some employment for him (unemployed youth).
  9. The student requested the teacher to explain or show him how to do that sum.


  1. The elderly gentleman advised the youth to think carefully before he acted.
  2. Father advised/encouraged (me) to go ahead and apply for the job.
  3. The teacher advised the students to be selfless.
  4. I advised my friend to stop taking sleeping pills.
  5. My friend advised me to lock up my car as there had been a lot of stealing from cars.
  6. The teacher forbade the boy to spit on the floor.
  7. Rima advised me to be careful when driving.
  8. My father warned me against trusting a man who was a habitual liar.
  9. The Headmaster told us that we should not conceal our ignorance from our teachers.
  10. Mother urged me to work harder if I wanted to perform better in the annual examination.


  1. He said that he would have to go (or, he had to go).
  2. Ramen said that he ought not to delay any longer.
  3. He said that he must (or, would have to) return before 5 in the afternoon.
  4. Their mother told the children that they must not play with knives.
  5. The child asked its mother if it had to drink the entire milk.
  6. They said that they would have to drive the goat away from the garden.
  7. Father said that I must work harder for the next examination.
  8. He told me that if what I had said was true, he must go to the police.


  1. The invigilator urged the examinees to read the questions carefully before answering them.
  2. Somen said that it might rain that night.
  3. Suman asked his brother to buy some fruits when marketing.
  4. My father asked me to close the door lest that beggar should enter the room again.
  5. The pedestrian requested the policeman to direct him to the nearest station.
  6. Father advised me not to be late in reaching the examination hall.

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