Have a look at these examples of el/ella + present tense and the tú form of the imperative:
Él baila. (He dances) = present tense
¡Baila! (Dance!) = affirmative command for tú
Ella come. (She eats) = present tense
¡Come! (Eat!) = affirmative command for tú
Pedro conduce. (Pedro drives) = present tense
¡Conduce! (Drive!) = affirmative command for tú
Here are some more examples:
Remember that lots of verbs in Spanish contain irregularities in the present tense, so that irregularity is maintained in the imperative:
There are a limited number of irregular verbs that for the tú form of the imperative do not follow the rule above. Most of them are yo-go verbs. These have a short form, see Forming the imperative of tú for all irregular verbs (irregular affirmative commands).
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