Element FORM/USE: 'DON'T YOU …'
SubCat imperatives
Lexical Range N/A
Level C2
Cando Can use you with an imperative form to make an instruction stronger.
Corrected Learner Example Don't you ever do that again! (Cyprus; C2 MASTERY; 2001; Greek; Pass)

Don't you dare! (Portugal; C2 MASTERY; 1993; Portuguese; Pass)

Don't you dare forget me, I want letters from you promptly, understand! (Korea, South; C2 MASTERY; 1998; Korean; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
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