English Imperative Sentence Example
Positive Questions with Imperatives
When we ask questions positively, we sometimes use imperative. In such uses, we actually aim to offer the person to do something. When the person in front of us makes such sentences, we need to answer him as yes or no. Let us examine the examples in order to better recognize such sentences.
- Shall we go out?
- Shall we go to the cinema?
- Shall we sleep?
Negative Questions with Imperatives
In negative questions created with Imperatives, we actually aim to offer something to the other person. For questions asked in this way, the person implicitly specifies the request. In this way, the other person will ask a question about whether he wants this option. Examples of negative questions created with Imperatives can be created with the Shall pattern. Let’s take a short look at these.
- Shall he not come in?
- Shall we not go out?
- Shall we not go to the cinema?
- Shall we not eat dinner here?
All of the above sentences are requests and they want to get the opinion of the other person about this request.