Tu das nicht

RexV

I have just seen this sentence “Tu das nicht”.

Why do we shorten the word “tun” here?
 

Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor

Hallo RexV,

In this instance, tu isn't really a shortened form of the verb tun "to do"; rather, it's a conjugated form. This is a command, so it's conjugated for du "you" in the imperative form.

Tschüss!

Liss

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