differences among appositive, predicate and absolute.

  • JamesM

    Senior Member
    You might find this helpful:

    https://www.manhattanprep.com/gmat/forums/appositive-vs-absolute-phrase-t11622.html

    From that site:

    Appositives rename noun phrases and are usually placed beside what they rename.
    Absolute phrases are made of nouns or pronouns followed by a participle and any modifiers of the noun or pronoun. Absolute phrases contain a subject (unlike participial phrases), and no predicate.
    Since absolute phrases are modifiers, they will usually contain a different kind of information than an appositive.
     
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