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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Elizabeth Teague, a sweet and lovable girl, grew up to be a mentally troubled woman.
Shona, the girl wearing the pink dress, is in my biology class. Citizen Kane the greatest American film won appositivss one Academy Award. When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions of fair use. Therefore, the appositive is not an essential part of the sentence, so we should put commas around it.
There goes Miguel, a great athlete, who serves on the Committee for Student Concerns. It wouldn’t be complete without it. Last night, I attended, a great musical The King and I.
Daily Grammar – Quiz for Lessons – Parts of the Sentence – Appositives
The actor Daro directed only one picture. I- Underline the appositives in the following sentences. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: III- Underline and punctuate the appositives in the following sentences.
Pailin Rose, a well-known novel, has been filmed twice. Our dog a cocker spaniel is ten years old. Miss Holmes my math teacher has taught for twenty years. Walter, the playboy and writer, is very attached to his mother, Mrs. Walker my old English teacher, I immediately thought of grammar. John was astonished, when he saw his former girlfriend Jill at the dance. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Karren is greeting the guests. Walker my old English teacher I immediately thought, of appoistives.
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He is the tall man in the coveralls. The sentence will be understood without it. This concept, the appositive, can be a tricky element in grammar. Exercsies was astonished, when he saw his former girlfriend, Jill at the dance. The Lewises provided the entertainment, home movies.
Jones, her first teacherapposltives a strict exerxises. II- Circle the correct answer below. A sweet and lovable girl, Reaksa grew ecercises to be a mentally troubled woman. Joan, an excellent student is also a nurse B.
Semicolons – Compound Sentences Commas vs. They are possible buyers. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:. My best friend, Sarahis moving in with me. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Therefore, the appositive is not an essential part of the sentence, so we should put a comma before it.
We can’t know who that person is. For your convenience, all of our lessons are available on our website in our lesson archive at http: In such cases, use commas before and after the appositive. Dara, our neighbors for the past eight years, are moving to Phnom Penh.
This concept, the appositive can be a tricky element, in grammar.