Appositive Phrases

An appositive phrase is a noun, noun phrase, or series of nouns that renames the noun next to it.

Examples of Appositive Phrases

Some examples of appositive phrases would be the following:

My puppy, a rambunctious Boston Terrier, loves to play fetch.

A record-setting swimmer, Jada practically lived at the pool.

New Zealand, the first country to pass suffrage laws, granted voting rights to women 27 years before the United States.

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