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Study the word list: Adding -es to nouns and verbs

The suffix -es is used after words ending in s(s), ch, sh and z(z), and when y is replaced by i. Letters and Sounds, Phase Six.

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buses British English spelling
Our village has only three buses a day.
passes
The train passes our house every hour.
benches
There were wooden benches to sit on.
catches
John catches the train to work.
rushes
She rushes to be first in line for lunch.
buzzes
My alarm clock buzzes very loudly.
babies
Babies are dependent on their mothers for food.

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