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Copy of Appositive & appositive phrases

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Birdie Brazil

on 6 November 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Appositive & appositive phrases

Appositives and & Appositive phrases
An appositive is a noun or noun phrase that renames another noun right beside it. The appositive can be a short or long combination of words.
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The poet, Robert Frost, is inteligent
Robert frost is the appositive noun
(an adjective or adjectival phrase) directly following the noun it modifies.
put a comma before and after the appositive phrase/word
appositive nouns
appositive phrase
My 286 computer, a modern-day dinosaur, chews floppy disks as noisily as my sister does peanut brittle.

"A modern day dinosaur" is the appositive phrase.
My favorite food, _______, is being served for lunch.
my favorite author,_________, has a briliant mind.
Appositive noun
Appositive phrases
My partner, Sarah, is very nice
The captain, Skipper, was very nice
My best friend, Ruby, is funny.
My dog, Spot, loves to play fetch.
Sarah, the greatest partner ever, is helping me with this project
Abert Einstien, the smartest man in the world, is my hero.
Denver, the capital of Colorado, is the home of the Denver Broncos
Thomas, the newly elected sga president, is very nice.
My favorite type of dog,_____________, is the kind of dog i want when i move out.
My best friend,_________, is spending the night.
Appositive nouns only
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