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apposition

Biology growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposition of successive layers of material
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Then, when we're ready, let's set off appositives and parenthetical phrases
She writes, "With this new access to the countless effective ways of putting ideas down on paper"--the access a product of her corpus of sentences--"writers may well become eager to make use of appositives, say, or of nominative absolutes, of devices learned for subordinating ideas, of right-branching sentences maybe, or of the previously undreamed of benefits of parallelism" (6).
Khan's letter is being considered as appositive gesture to resume talks between the two countries for restoring peace in the region, as he was reported to have called for resumption of the comprehensive bilateral dialogue process which was launched in December 2015 but couldn't take off, the report added.
However, this one works to separate the preceding list of concrete elements that obsess Icarus from the appositive "whatever could explain the assemblage," which, as mentioned before, is less clearly defined and more overtly difficult to express.
The same pattern is exhibited in appositive NPs where a prepositional phrase postmodifier is the most preferred choice of structural type.
While evolving, customers' expectations are already very high, based on experience of international competitors and their achievable delivery times, and hence online providers in the region will need to ensure appositive alignment from both a technology and customer experience perspective.
When a second marker or another reinforcing element is added, the distance between the anchor and the appositive is bigger, and this can be used by the speaker as a strategy "to prepare the addressee better for the expository part of the apposition or to stress the importance of the second unit" (Pahta and Nevanlinna 2001: 23).
According to the 2016 World Investment Report, the Egyptian government amended its Investment Law which they saw as appositive step in increasing investment.
In the area of language convention, my next teaching step would involve the proper use of adjective and adverb clauses, as well as appositive clauses, using compound nouns and irregular nouns appropriately, and how to distinguish between active and passive voice.
It is well established that the education particularly of girls has appositive impact on child health.
Campana's stylistic experimentation here becomes vehement, in its feverishly appositive style, reinforced by the use of iterated colons that disconnect the lines only to give way to semantic repetitions that have the opposite effect--a rush toward the craved conclusion.
Talking to office bearers of different transport associations, he said that the government decision to reopen CNG stations will have appositive impact on environment and forex situation as it will replace costly fuel.