Forming the imperative of tú for all irregular verbs (irregular affirmative commands)

In Spanish there is a short list of irregular verbs in El Imperativo for the form. These are known as short imperatives

These are the irregular verbs for the  form in El Imperativo:

  • Tener (to have)Ten
  • Venir (to come)Ven
  • Salir (to go out)Sal
  • Poner (to put)Pon
  • Decir (to say)Di
  • Hacer (to do)Haz
  • Ir (to go)Ve
  • Ser (to be) =  Sé

Have a look and listen to some examples:

¡Ten cuidado!Be careful! [lit: have care]

Nuria ¡ven aquí!Nuria, come here!

¡Sal ahora mismo de aquí!Get out of here right now!

Carlos ¡Pon los libros en su sitio!Carlos, put the books away!

¡Di algo por favor!Say something please!

¡Haz tus deberes!Do your homework!

María! Ve al mercado!María, go to the market!

¡ bueno!Be good!

 See also Forming the imperative of tú for most verbs (affirmative commands) and Forming the Spanish imperative of vosotros for all verbs (affirmative commands)

 

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Examples and resources

¡Pon la mesa! Lay the table! ("you" singular informal = "tú")
¡Haz los deberes!Do your homework! ("you" singular informal = "tú")
Carlos ¡Pon los libros en su sitio!Carlos, put the books away!
¡Sal ahora mismo de aquí!Get out of here right now!
Nuria ¡ven aquí!Nuria, come here!
¡ bueno!Be good!
¡Haz tus deberes!Do your homework!
¡Ten cuidado!Be careful! [lit: have care]
¡Di algo por favor!Say something please!
María! Ve al mercado!María, go to the market!
Pon los papeles en la carpeta.Put the papers in the folder.
¡Ve a la panadería! (Tú.)Go to the bakery! (You sing. informal.)
¡ buena!Be good! ("you" singular informal)
¡Ten el dinero preparado! Have your money ready! ("you" singular informal = "tú")
¡Di la verdad!Tell the truth! ("you" singular informal = "tú")
¡Ven a casa! Come home! ("you" singular informal = "tú")
¡Sal conmigo! Go out with me! ("you" singular informal = "tú")
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