4th Class English Types of Sentence Optative

Optative

Category : 4th Class

*     Optative

 

The sentence which expresses wish, desire or pray is called optative or optative sentence.  

 

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  •  May God bless the poor!
  •  May this country be prosperous!
  •  May the baby live long!
  •  May God give wealth to him!
  •  Wish you a very Happy New Year!  

 

*     Analysis

The above given sentences are expressing wish, desire and pray. Therefore, these are optative sentences.  

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