Forming the imperative of tú/ vosotros/vosotras (negative commands)

In Spanish, negative commands forand vosotros/-as,  take the same form as their conjugation in El Presente de Subjuntivo.

Look and listen to these examples for  (negative commands):

Antonio, ¡no seas egoísta!
Antonio, don't be selfish!

¡No llegues tarde esta noche!
Don't be late tonight!

¡No hables tan rápido!
Don't talk so fast!

¡No vuelvas con esa chica!
Don't go back to that girl!

See some examples for Vosotros/-as (negative commands)

¡No comáis tanta pizza!
Don't eat so much pizza!

¡No seáis tan cabezotas!
Don't be so stubborn!

¡No hagáis mucho ruido!
Don't make lots of noise!

 

 

Learn more about these related Spanish grammar topics

Examples and resources

¡No comáis tanta pizza!
Don't eat so much pizza!


¡No llegues tarde esta noche!
Don't be late tonight!


¡No vuelvas con esa chica!
Don't go back to that girl!


¡No hagáis mucho ruido!
Don't make lots of noise!


¡No hables tan rápido!
Don't talk so fast!


Antonio, ¡no seas egoísta!
Antonio, don't be selfish!


¡No seáis tan cabezotas!
Don't be so stubborn!


Q&A

Tamara

Kwiziq community member

19 March 2019

0 replies

Correction...why AREN'T

Tamara

Kwiziq community member

19 March 2019

0 replies

Why are these minute details discussed in the lesson before testing?

I'm beginning to think the tests on this are designed to trip one up, rather than test what has been presented. The progress tests choose the most obscure of grammar points, ones that have no bearing on determining what has been accomplished.

Clever stuff underway!