We use appositives to redefine or clarify a noun phrase; test your knowledge in this exercise!. Play this game to review Grammar. What is the purpose of an appositive?. Play this game to review Grammar. St. Valentine is the patron saint of lovers. St. Valentine was never married. Which option uses an appositive to combine the.

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May 9,at 6: September 25,at 3: The title is essential in your first sentence. Enable JavaScript Uh oh!

I realize that the sentence is perhaps awkwardly constructed, but I still feel that there are clues to the meaning within the word choices. Have you met our new foreman, the tall man in the coveralls. There are several issues with the sentence. Moscowthe capital of Russiais a crowded city. June 12,at October 3,appositivds July 22,at 7: The girl who received a scholarship is my sister.

Appositive Or Appositive Phrase Quiz

August 15,at 6: My youngest sister is a precise identifier, since one can only have one youngest sister. July 8,at 4: October 30,at 9: If you use your name and job title as your trading name, should you use a comma to write it, like this:. I recently came across several articles in the media that I think are incorrectly punctuated but was never sure.


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We can either elect my running mate—a bold truth-teller—or the most dishonest candidate in history. June 3,at 8: January 13,at 6: In To Its vs. The plural verb were should be used. Your comma is fine; however, titles immediately following the name do not ordinarily require capitalization unless the title is part of a signature line, press appositivss, or promotional material.

Is there a way of making it better? December 16,at 4: Therefore no comma is required there; however, if Shadam only has one father, the word Richard is not essential to her father. July 30,at 1: When stating a sentence with a name, would you use a comma after it? We have to add an appositive. They left out the comma before the conjunction so.

He knew what people said about him. He was Jack, the big ape who got his job because of his mother. Therefore, it is an essential appositive, and appozitives are not necessary.

English Language Arts Grade: Therefore, it should be preceded by a comma. The entire phrase following Jack is an appositive. If the article or the existing discussions do not address a thought or question you have on the subject, please use the “Comment” box at the bottom of this page.


December 24,at 4: February 23,at 4: David had come to the after-party with his ex-wife Lily.

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See Rule 3b of Commas. If I were to reverse the sentence, I know this would be the proper way to write it: Looking from different perspective, since no punctuation surrounds the appositive Sandy, appostives know that Peter has more than one sister. May 16,at Qjiz 8,at The popular movie Ice Age is showing at the theater tonight. Health and Physical Education Social Studies.

April 9,at August 30,at 3: Thank you for clarifying. A practical lesson on why punctuation matters! But in first case we can have several above average students in class and couple talented musicians.