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IMPERATIVES (THE COMMAND FORM)
It is simple to use the imperative or command form in English. When a command is directed at someone else,
use the you form of the simple present tense:
—You take the elevator.
—>Take the elevator.
(Simply drop the subject you.)
If the command includes you and others, use the we form:
—We take our luggage.
—>Let’s take the luggage.
(Drop the subject we and add let’s (let us).) POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES
Here are the possessive adjectives in English:
1st person, singular — my
3rd person, singular — his, her, its
1st person, plural — our
2nd person, sing./pl. — your
3rd person, plural — their
In English, the gender and number of the possessor determines the form of the possessive adjective:
—I have a credit card. It’s my credit card.
—She has some money. It’s her money.
NOTE: Often the subject of the verb is not the person who owns the noun. Be careful...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2014 for the course ENG 99 taught by Professor Michal during the Winter '13 term at CSU Sacramento.
- Winter '13