Grammar Patterns

V n to-inf; V n with quote; V with quote

V n to-inf; V n with quote; V with quote

He commanded his men to retreat.
An urgent voice from the gloom commanded me: 'Stop! Don't move.'
'Open it,' she commanded.
I genuinely believed Carling was best-suited for the job and I implored him not to give it up.
'Sing it one time!' Stevie implores the audience.
'Can't you do something?' he implored.
Her doctor warned her to give up cigarettes.
'You must not move a muscle,' Ram Das warned him.
'Think very carefully what you're saying, Grace,' she warned.
  • advise
  • beg
  • command
  • entreat
  • exhort
  • implore
  • instruct
  • order
  • urge
  • warn
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