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什么是同位语?
asked Mar 8, 2019 in Questions about English Grammar by 116070100232dsy (610 points) | 97 views

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In English grammar, “a situation in which two nouns or noun phrases are used to refer to the same person or thing”[1] is defined as apposition.

For example, in the expression "my brother Joe", "my brother" and "Joe" are in apposition.

[1] https://dictionary.cambridge.org
answered Oct 14, 2020 by Ariel (16,050 points)

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