LinguiSHTIK Quiz – August 2016

In the following sentence, is “like” an appositive?

The word “like” has many meanings.

(A) Yes, checking like in the dictionary reveals that it can be used as a verb, a noun, an adjective, an adverb, a preposition, or a conjunction. In this case, it’s being used as a noun in apposition to word.
(B) No, any word which is placed directly after word in a similar sentence cannot be an appositive because it isn’t renaming word.

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