Appositive phrases

By : Samaria Stutzenberger

Definition

An appositive phrase is a noun phrase or noun the renames another noun beside of it

Why it is important

The appositive always appears after the word it explains or identifies , so you know what your talking about

Examples

1. I can't find my notebook, the one I use for history class

2. My math teacher, Miss Holmes, has taught for twenty years

3.The garage, a two-car one, is attached to the house

4.Jerry is visiting in Ohio, his old home town

5.My teacher, Miss Marshall, is very strict