Forming the imperative of tú (negative commands)

In Spanish, negative commands for tú take the same form as its conjugation in El Presente de Subjuntivo.

Look and listen to these examples for  (negative commands):

Estoy enojada. No digas nada.I'm upset. Don't say anything.

No hables tan rápido. No entiendo nada.Don't speak so fast. I can't understand anything.

No seas cabezón y dame eso.Don't be stubborn and give me that.

Sé bueno y no pongas los pies en la mesa.Be good and don't put your feet on the table.

No gastes mucho dinero en golosinas.Don't spend a lot of money on sweets [US: candies].

 

Bear in mind that this rule does not apply to affirmative commands for tú. For affirmative commands, see:

 

 

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No hables tan rápido. No entiendo nada.Don't speak so fast. I can't understand anything.
Estoy enojada. No digas nada.I'm upset. Don't say anything.
No seas cabezón y dame eso.Don't be stubborn and give me that.
No gastes mucho dinero en golosinas.Don't spend a lot of money on sweets [US: candies].
Sé bueno y no pongas los pies en la mesa.Be good and don't put your feet on the table.
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