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A noun is a naming word, and an appositive phrase is a noun phrase that renames another noun besides it. The phrase can either be short or long. Do you know how to identify such phrases in a given sentence according to what we...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 18066   |  Last updated: Sep 26, 2019
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    Trucks, large and small cargo carries, come in all colors.

It is not uncommon for one to have some trouble when it comes to identifying and using appositive phrases. This is why we have prepared a set of questions that are perfect for giving you some practice when it comes to such...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 2726   |  Last updated: Oct 9, 2019
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    Jimmy his the magic wand under the table.

In the field of grammar, appositives are nouns or noun phrases which rename other nouns right beside them in a sentence. Can you spot them in the following examples and understand what they’re used for? Let’s find...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 535   |  Last updated: Sep 27, 2018
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    What is the appositive in the following sentence?Joe, a carpenter, built these shelves for me.

Identify the appositive or appositive phrase in each sentence.

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 510   |  Last updated: Jan 22, 2013
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    Macy's, a large deparment store, is centered in New York.

Quiz on appositives and appositive phrases

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 93   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011

Appositive Questions & Answers

What is wrong in this sentence? Macys, a large department store, is centered in New York.
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Trucks, large and small cargo carries, come in all colors.
Large and small cargo carries Why do we have to make our answers ten words.
Which sentence contains a correctly-punctuated appositive?
There is a lot of controversy over Mark Twain’s novel, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Appositive phrases are used to describe the subject of the sentence. Most of the time, they are separated from the rest of the sentence usi
Can you identify the appositive: A long-time fan of DC comics, Bill was thrilled when it was announced that a Justice League movie was being made?
A long-time fan of DC comicsThis time the appositive came before its noun; Bill is the noun being renamed/described by A long-time fan of DC comics. When the sentence starts with a non-essential appositive, you put a comma between it and its noun.