Conjugate reflexive verbs in the imperative mood in French (L'Impératif) - negative commands

You've already seen how to make affirmative commands with reflexive verbs in L'Impératif in French. (See Conjugate reflexive verbs in the imperative mood in French (L'Impératif) - affirmative commands)

Learn how to make negative commands with reflexive verbs in L'Impératif in French

Look at these negative commands (negative imperatives) that use reflexive verbs:

Ne t'assieds pas !  Don't sit down!

Ne nous asseyons pas ! Let's not sit down!

Ne vous asseyez pas ! Don't sit down!

When forbidding (negative orders) using reflexive verbs, you keep the regular order of the words in a negative statement and simply drop the subject pronoun tu/vous/nous.
Tu ne t'assieds pas -> (X) Ne t'assieds pas!

Look at these other examples:

Ne t'habille pas!Don't get dressed!

Ne te couche pas !Don't go to bed!

Ne te lève pas !Don't get up!

Remember that for -er verbs, you lose the -s in the tu form.
See Conjugate regular verbs in the imperative mood in French (L'Impératif) 

See also Conjugate reflexive verbs in the imperative mood in French (L'Impératif) - affirmative commands

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Ne nous asseyons pas ! Let's not sit down!
Ne t'assieds pas !  Don't sit down!
Ne vous asseyez pas ! Don't sit down!
Ne vous habillez pasDon't get dressed!
Ne t'habille pas!Don't get dressed!
Ne vous levez pas!   Don't get up!
Ne te couche pas !Don't go to bed!
Ne te lève pas !Don't get up!
En avril, ne te découvre pas d'un filTil April's dead, don't remove a thread (of your clothing)
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