Identify apposition

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Identify apposition

Post by newbielearn » Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:58 pm

In this sentence " Then, embark on a bike ride through the Balagne, an area with numerous hilltop villages with views on the Bay of Calvi. "

What is the apposition of Balagne ? is it "an area" ? or "an area with numero hilltop villages" ?

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Re: Identify apposition

Post by Alan » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:42 am

The noun Balagne is in apposition to the entire noun phrase an area...villages, whose head is NP 'an area'.

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