Optative Sentence with Example in Detail

Optative Sentence with example in details

Optative sentence is one of the types of sentences which are divided based on meaning. In this post i have presented “Optative Sentence” and given many examples. It is highlighted step by step so that the learners can easily learn it. If a learner reads the post relavant optative sentence, his doubt and problem wiil be removed.

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   Defination of the “Optative Sentence”

The sentence by which we express our desires, wishes, blessings, curses, prayers, etc.  is called Optetive Sentence.

Most of the time the sentences start with “Long  / May / Wish” and there is a full stop (.) at the end of the sentence.

We can write optative sentence using three structures. The structures have been given below.

Structures of the sentences




Example of optative sentences following the first structure:

  1. May God bless you.
  2. May God save you.
  3. May his soul rest in peace.
  4. May their team win the match.
  5. May God break your mouth.
  6. May God ruin your business.
  7. May the captain of our team live long.
  8. May you become rich man in future.
  9. May you live happy life.
  10. May he get the job.
  11. May God give you a son.
  12. May God have mercy on the lives.
  13. May they stay here.
  14. May we lead happy journey.
  15. May she cook tasteful food.
  16. May he earn a lot of money.
  17. May you prosper in life.
  18. May you shine in life.
  19. May your sister come round very soon.
  20. May you be happy in life.
  21. May your sister be successful.
  22. May Gopal be an honest man.
  23. May her brother be smart.
  24. May their family be rich.
  25. May you be an honest doctor.
  26. May you have a mobile phone.
  27. May he have a computer.
  28. May they have a garden.
  29. May she have a pond
  30. May there be a hospital in the village.
  31. May there be many shops in the market.
  32. May there be honesty in their family.
2 Structure of optative sentence

Example of Optative Sentences By Digital English


  1. Long live Netaji.
  2. Long live our president.
  3. Long live our prime minister.
  4. Long live our headmaster.
Example of Optative  Sentence Using “Wish”


Sometimes the doer of the sentence is implied. Then the sentence starts with “Wish”.

  1. Wish him all the best.
  2. Wish you a happy conjugal life.
  3. Wish you good luck.
  4. Wish you a safe journey.
  5. Wish you a good result.
  6. Wish you all the best.
  7. Wish you happy birth day.
  8. Wish her good morning.
  9. Wish you have a car.
  10. I wish you be a teacher.
  11. He wishes me all success.


Other type of optative sentence

These types of sentences are different from the above rules. So you have to understand the meaning of the sentence whether express wishing. If the sentence expresses wishing, it will be optative sentence. There is no doubt in it.


  1. Have a nice day.
  2. Have a nice journey.
  3. Have a good day.
  4. Have a good result.
  5. Have a happy interview.
  6. All the best.
  7. Best of luck.
  8. Happy birthday.
  9. Happy New Year.

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