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Homework Help: English

Posted by Katie on Wednesday, April 11, 2007 at 8:58pm.

Teenagersí parents, often busy, can not set aside sufficient time...

Is the 'often busy' part an appositive?

No.

http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/appositive.htm


Doesn't often busy describe parents?

Busy describes parents. But it's an adjective phrase. Appositives are only noun or pronoun phrases.

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