Appositive Phrase

A noun or noun phrase that renames another noun beside it.

Appositive phrases can be used to explain or modify the noun or pronoun.

Examples:

The girl, Kailah, is sitting beside me.

The boy, Marquez, is trying out for the wrestling team.

Her dog, a black and white beagle, was outside.

The insect, a spider, was on her window.

Amber, her best friend, came back from vacation today.