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Appositives

20 Oct 2008 on learning

Appositives are nouns or a group of words used often with modifiers. 

An appositive phrase usually follows the word it explains or identifies, but it may also precede it. E.g. My cat, a fluffy white little kitten, is really naughty today E.g. An advocate of feminism, Carla didn't want to hear any of his weird views. 

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