How to Use Appositive Phrases
An appositive phrase is a noun phrase that provides more information about the noun or pronoun it precedes or follows.
It may rename, identify, or rephrase the noun or pronoun.
Typically, an appositive phrase is separated from the rest of the sentence with commas, dashes, or parentheses.
The only exception to this rule is if the appositive phrase provides essential, defining information.
To learn more about appositive phrases, review WriteLab’s Guide.
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