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    the football team was assisted by mr. nelson,the gym instuctor. what noun is in opposition? thanks


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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    the football team was assisted by mr. nelson,the gym instuctor. what noun is in opposition? thanks
    "Mr Nelson" and "the gym instructor" are in apposition. They are noun phrases occurring in the same simple sentence and which refer to the same thing.

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