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JLPT N4 Grammar: なさい (nasai)

なさい (nasai)

Meaning: command (order somebody to do something), do… (command/imperative)

How to use the: Verb-ますstem + なさい

Description of a proposal, a request This is a sentence pattern representing the form of an order. This form is often used in cases where parents talk to their children, teachers talk to students, etc., it is more or less gentle than the command form of female verbs often uses this form rather than the form. imperative of verbs. But this sentence is not used to tell this person.

Example sentences:
1, そこで一日を過ごしなさい。
soko de ichinichi o sugoshi nasai.
Spend a day there.

2, うるさい。すこし静かにしなさい。
Urusai. Sukoshi shizukani shi nasai.
Noisy. Please be a little quiet.

3, 黙って部屋に行きなさい。
damatte heya ni ikinasai.
Shut up and go to your room.

4, 明日も学校があるんだから、早く寝なさい。
Ashita mo gakkō ga aru ndakara, hayaku ne nasai.
Go to bed early, have to go to school tomorrow

5, 次の文を読んで、記号で答えなさい。
Tsugi no bun o yonde, kigō de kotae nasai.
Read the next sentence and answer with a sign.

6, 9時に私に電話しなさい。
9-Ji ni watashi ni denwa shi nasai.
Please call me at 9 o’clock

7, まず、質問に答えなさい。
mazu, shitsumon ni kotae nasai.
First, you will answer my question.