Sentence & its types | English Grammar |

Some words mingled with one another make a sentence. So Sentence is the starting point of learning English. We should have knowledge of the Sentence to learn English Grammar.

Sentence: A sentence is a group of words which gives complete sense.
For example:
1. He goes to school.
2. It is raining outside.
3. Where do you live?
4. May you live long!
5. What a splendid building!
Types of Sentences: Sentences are of five types that are given below:

Sentence & its types | English Grammar |
Sentence in English

1. Assertive Sentence: An Assertive Sentence is one which declares something. It may be positive or negative.
Examples:
1. He was driving a car.
2. I don't tell a lie.
3. He speaks the truth.
4. He does not want to play.
An Assertive Sentence is also called Declarative Sentence.
2. Interrogative Sentence: An Interrogative Sentence is one in which a question is asked.
Examples:
1. What is your name?
2. When will you come?
3. Which is your book?
4. Where are you going?
3. Imperative Sentence: An Imperative Sentence is one which tells about a command, a request or an advice which is expressed in the sentence.
Examples:
1. March Forward. (Command)
2. Please give me some money. (Request)
3. You should help the poor. (Advice)
4. Exclamatory Sentence: An Exclamatory Sentence is one which expresses a strong feeling of joy, sorrow or surprise.
Examples:
1. What a beautiful flower!
2. Alas! I'm ruined.
3. Hurrah! We have won the match.
5. Optative Sentence: An Optative sentence is one which expresses a wish.
For examples:
1. Would that I were millionaire!
2. May God bless you with a son!
3. May you prosper in life!
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