What are types of sentences ?

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An imperative sentence is a sentence that gives advice or instructions or that expresses a request or command.

Instances of the same are:

- Get me some water.

- Leave that cat alone.

Affirmative sentence is a traditional grammatical term for any statement that is positive, not negative.


- She has fallen down

- They will go to visit the temple

- I have an apple

A negative sentence states that something is not true or incorrect. A negative adverb has to be added in order to negate the validity of the sentence.


- I do not play guitar

- They did not reach Goa

Optative Sentences:To express wishes

May you live long!

These are explanation of only a few. Hope this helps!

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There are four types of sentences :-

1) Assertive 

there are further two type ---1) affirmative :- It is impossible.

                                                  2)negative     :- It is not possible.

2) Imperative     ;- Bring me a cup of tea.

3) Interrogative  :- What is your name ?

4) Exclamatory  :- What a beautiful girl she is !

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