I just came across the grammar being metioned here http://japanesetest4you.com/flashcard/learn-jlpt-n3-grammar-%e3%81%93%e3%81%a8-koto/. It states yet another way to form the imperative.
To my surprise I cannot find any related info for this on google. I already know three other ways on how to form the imperative. Where exactly does こと fit in?
- ?: Verb + こと
- Command: Verb-stem+なさい
- More straight forward/abrupt
- Request: てください
One difference I noticed is that you can use こと for both positive and negative verbs which makes it really convenient. Unlike with the others, where you would have to use