We use appositives to redefine or clarify a noun phrase; test your knowledge in this exercise!. 3 days ago Choose the correct appositive or appositive phrase. I- Underline the appositives in the following sentences. 1. My son, the policeman, will be visiting us next week. 2. The captain ordered the ship’s.

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English Appositives

Joan an excellent student is, also, a nurse. Have you ever read a novel by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet?

Email required Address never made public. Her first teacher, Mrs. The sentence will be understood without it. As exdrcises above-average student and talented musician John made his family proud.

English Appositives – Simple Explanations and Examples

Citizen Kane the greatest American film ever made won only one Academy Award. The cargo, gold and silver, was very precious. III- Underline and punctuate the appositives in the following sentences. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The woman with the hat, the viola player, is my sister-in-law. This concept, the appositive, can be a tricky element in grammar.


My best friend, Sarahis moving in with me. Candy, my oldest cat, is a calico, with a pink and gray nose. When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice.

When I saw Mr. An above-average student and talented musician John made his family proud.

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There goes Miguel, a great athlete who serves, on the Committee for Student Concerns. The cargo was very precious. Therefore, the appositive is an essential part of the sentence, and we don’t put a comma exfrcises it. Lisa, my five-year-old daughteris eating dinner in the kitchen.

Semicolons – Compound Sentences Commas vs. They showed home movies. One of my dogs Peppy has been sick for a long time.

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The extremely popular American film Titanic was widely criticized for its mediocre script. Twitter Facebook Like this: The actor Daro directed only one picture. Karren is greeting the guests, possible buyers.


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Dara, our neighbors for the past eight years, are moving to Phnom Penh. Koy, the star of many film comedies, also had his own television show. Our dog a cocker spaniel is ten years old.

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