• An appositive is an additional word or group of words used to tell more about who (or what) that noun or pronoun is. No verb appears in an appositive phrase.

    Sent ,APPOSITIVE, ence.

    In each sentence below, the appositive phrase is in bold.
      Michelle Rogers, the lifeguard at Smith's Beach, made three saves last month.
      The Little Red Deli, our neighborhood store, is more than seventy-five years old.
      Eleven, Joe's house number, is also his uniform's number.
        The cheetah, the fastest land animal, sprinted across the plains.