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Spelling list: ue words

On the end of a word the long /u/ sound is sometimes spelled with the letters ue.

Learn about these words in unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

cue The actor got his cue to go on stage.
due The plane was delayed due to fog.
hue At sunset the sky had a reddish hue.
sue If the boss fires me I will sue him.
argue Why do you always argue with me?
ensue When the war starts chaos will ensue.
issue I want to discuss the issue. *
pursue A lion will pursue its prey across the grassy plain.
queue We had to queue to get into the show.
rescue The rescue helicopter pulled him from the sea.
revue There were some new songs in the revue.
subdue The police used water cannon to subdue the rioters.
statue The Statue of Liberty is in New York, America. *
tissue Thin paper can be called tissue.
value What is the value of this old watch?
virtue The prophets were men of virtue.
avenue There is a large avenue of trees in the park.
barbecue Dan cooked the chicken on the barbecue.
continue We will continue the meeting after coffee.

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