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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Wuiz 21,at 1: December 8,at 7: January 13,at 6: Brown stated the education of her boyfriend, Jim Smith, includes a degree. Notice that when the appositive comes first in a sentence, it is followed by a comma. I saw this sentence on a blog discussing conjunctive adverbs. Venice a city of canals villas and marvelous cuisine is home to the Peggy Guggenheim Museum.


May 5,at 1: Moscowthe capital of Russiais a crowded city. June 9,at 5: September 25,at 3: November 4,at 9: January 7,at 1: It was gold and silver. In the fall, students will need to read Born in Fire, by Nora Roberts, in order to get English credit.

The second sentence could certainly be misinterpreted by a careful reader. December 24,at 4: I have a question regarding a next sentence: The Lewises provided the entertainment.

When starting a sentence with a dependent clause, use a comma after it. July 18,at No commas if you have more qhiz one brother.

December 7,at Our senator is surrounded by commas because Jorge Torres is a precise identifier. November 29,at 4: Therefore, commas are needed. The cargo, gold and silver, was very precious.

Use the semicolon to separate units of a series when one or more of the units contain commas. David had come to the after-party with his ex-wife Lily. I have a feeling it is not fluent enough. Therefore, the appositive is surrounded by commas.


June 27,at 4: We have to add an appositive. Your second version with the commas before which are grammatically correct.

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We are having a problem understanding your question. November 16,at But my teacher apposirives me this: The parents of Andrew, the dead man, were fighting a custody battle. There are many ways you might frame your sentence— When one reads …, When people read …, When I read … —but your sentence is grammatically correct. October 2,at 9: September 11,at 5: