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Highlight Bold and punctuate the appositives in the following sentences. Not all require punctuation. Sweetbriar a company known throughout the South is considering a nationwide advertising campaign.
Paul Newman the famous American actor directed five motion pictures. Elizabeth Teague, a sweet and lovable girl, grew up to be a mentally troubled woman. As an above-average student and talented musician John made his family proud.
Citizen Kane the greatest American film ever made won only one Academy Award. Go to Answers. OWL Resources.
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All but one of the following sentences demonstrate incorrect style for punctuation of appositives; revise the sentences as necessary:. A contrarian by nature, Jones, raised an objection before allowing her to finish her statement. Original: My friend, John, is coming over today. Correct : My friend John is coming over today. Original: The first mate, Smith, greeted the passenger. Correct : The first mate, Smith, greeted the passenger.
Appositive Or Appositive Phrase Quiz!
Instructions: Identify the appositives in the following sentences and tell whether they are appositives to subjects , direct objects , or predicate nominatives. Instructions: Combine the following sentences by using an appositive. Quiz for Lessons - Parts of the Sentence - Appositives Instructions: Identify the appositives in the following sentences and tell whether they are appositives to subjects , direct objects , or predicate nominatives. Rome, the capital of Italy, is a very large city. Show Answer Rome , the capital of Italy, is a very large city.
Appositives & Appositive Phrases: Definition & Examples