Letak Appositive Phrase dalam Kalimat

Letak Appositive Phrase yang paling umum adalah sesudah noun yang diterangkan olehnya, dan terletak di antara dua tanda koma.

* His uncle, a proud and unbending man, refused all help that was offered him.
* Ahmad, eager to get ahead in his career, worked hard day and night.
* The man, aware that he had mad a mistake, tried to correct it.
* The high-powered computer machine, the most powerful of its type, was finally readied for use.

Namun Appositive Phrase yang mengacu (menerangkan) subjek dari main verb dapat pula diletakkan di awal kalimat atau di akhir kalimat.

Di Awal Kalimat

* A proud and unbending man, his uncle refused all help that was offered him.
* Eager to get ahead in his career, Charles worked hard day and night. (Pada posisi seperti ini, appositive phrase sering mengekspresikan sebab akibat, kadang-kadang kelonggaran.)

Di Akhir Kalimat

* His uncle refused all help that was offered him, a proud and unbending man.
* Charles worked hard day and night, eager to get ahead in his career.

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