Nouns in Apposition

Nouns in Apposition :

Nouns in Apposition

When one noun follows another to describe it, the noun which follows is said to be in ‘Apposition’ to the noun which comes before it.

Study the following sentence:

Raja, our English teacher, teaches us Grammar.

In the above sentence, ’Raja’ and our English ‘teacher’ are one and the same person.

The noun ‘teacher’ follows the noun ’Raja’ simply explain which teacher referred to.

Note : A noun in Apposition is in the same case as the noun which it explains.

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