Example sentences for: imperative

How can you use “imperative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It's as though their melancholy derived from the excruciating imperative to be blacks performing according to the conventions of blackface.

  • I never knew what he meant by that, but it seemed to me, a boy of about ten at the time, that gedunk was clearly a verb and in the imperative mood.

  • The GI envy felt by members of the Vietnam generation seems in part a longing for the clearer moral imperative of another time.

  • Tenet reported that it was imperative to get an indictment against Bin Ladin.

  • But someone with more linguistic flair could use the imperative to bestow the name Mangiacotti ( mangiare to eat, cotti bricks).


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