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An imperative is a sentence type expressing an order or a request:

(i)  Tell me about it.


Imperatives typically lack an overt subject in English, but a subject may appear in German and Dutch imperatives:

(ii) Vertel (jij) me eens hoe dat zit(?)
     'Tell (you) me now how it is'


Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics

Other languages

German Imperativ