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    phrase definition

    I'm trying to remember the term for the interjection of a phrase in a sentence. For instance:

    "Paul, an outstanding athlete, was recently awarded a scholarship to the University of Utah."

    Thank you in advance!

    Brad

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    Re: phrase definition

    Quote Originally Posted by Bradbowhunts
    I'm trying to remember the term for the interjection of a phrase in a sentence. For instance:

    "Paul, an outstanding athlete, was recently awarded a scholarship to the University of Utah."

    Thank you in advance!

    Brad
    It's called an appositive phrase The phrase "an outstanding athlete" is used in apposition in the above example.

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