The children laughed.
John wanted a new bicycle.
All the girls are learning English.
She put the flowers in the vase.
His father has just retired. Was a teacher. He was a teacher.
I’m waiting for my wife. She is late.
… and for "soft imperatives" like invitations and requests:
Please come to dinner tomorrow.
Play it again please.
There were twenty people at the meeting..
There will be an eclipse of the moon tonight.
It’s a lovely day.
It’s nearly one o’clock.
I have toothache. It hurts a lot.