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Grammar detail: verb stem + なさい

verb stem + なさい  'request' imperative
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verb stem
+
なさい
means
do ~ !
なさい is more polite than the standard imperative form, but more direct / stronger than ください.
来る (come)
なさい! (come here!)
やめる (stop)やめなさい! (stop it!)
この
もんだい
問題
しゅうちゅう
集中
なさい
Focus on this problem.
しょうご
正午
までやりなさい
Finish it by midday.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ライ   く to come   きた to be forthcoming   きた to induce   
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モン   と question   と to ask   とん wholesale   
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ダイ    topic   
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シュウ   あつめる to gather   あつまる    つど to assemble   
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チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle   
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セイ   ショウ   ただしい correct   ただ to correct   まさ precise, exact   
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ゴ    noon   
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