A sentence is a group or of words and expression which is meaningful and understandable and makes a complete sense.
Types of sentence
1) Imperative sentence
Imperative sentence is a sentence where instructions or a command is given which ends with a full stop.
- Give me that notebook.
Here, someone is giving instruction to give the notebook.
- Don’t make noise when I leave the class.
Here, instruction is being given to the class so it is imperative sentence.
- Everyone please put your notebook in your bags and meet me in ground.
Here, command is being given.
2) Assertive sentence
Assertive sentence is a sentence where someone is declared in something or one is telling something which can be positive or negative. It begins with the subject and ends with a full stop.
- It was a foul.
Here, it was declared that the foul has been made.
- It was not a foul.
Here, it was declared that the foul has not been made.
- Today we won the basketball match.
Here, it was declared that they have won basketball match.
3) Exclamatory sentence
Exclamatory sentences are something where one expresses is her sudden or strong feeling. As it is an exclamatory sentence it always ends with an exclamatory mark. (!)
- What a beautiful sunset!
Here, someone is complimenting about the nature.
- You have to tell me the truth!
Here, someone is showing a feeling of knowing the truth.
- She dances so well, I didn’t know!
Here, someone is surprised and showing his/her feelings.
4) Interrogative sentences
An interrogative sentence is used where a question is being asked to someone with a question mark.
- Why are you not attending the class?
Here, someone is asking a question “why” so it is an interrogative sentence.
- Who is going next in the match?
Here, someone is asking a question “who” so it is an interrogative sentence.
- Is it me for home the question is asked?
Here, someone is asking a question “is it” so it is an interrogative sentence.
A sentence is said to be completed if it has a meaning with group of words. They are of many types as we discussed above.