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    Be clear on cancer


    I read the following sentence in NHS leaflet:
    Be clear on cancer.
    Could someone please explain to me the sentence type and its grammar in terms of parts of speech? I get confused between subjunctive and imperatives.
    Sorry if I have not used the correct formatting. Thank you again for the great work you all guys do- making learning interesting and easy.

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    Re: Be clear on cancer

    It's a simple-type sentence.

    Be is the second-person imperative of "to be".
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Be clear on cancer

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Be is the second-person imperative of "to be".
    I agree, though I would have said:

    Be​ is the imperative form of BE.

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    Re: Be clear on cancer

    It's hard to make a case for the subjunctive here for me.

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