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ay words - set 1

When a word ends with a long /a/ sound, a common way to spell the vowel sound is using the letters ay.

Can you spell these ay words? How many more can you think of?

You can have a day off next week.
Wait for a dry spell to cut the hay.
Male birds do not lay eggs.
Please may I have a piece of cake?
I insist it's my turn to pay for the drinks.
A ray of sunshine lit up the wall.
They say it's a wonderful place to visit.
He looked at me in a very odd way.
They dug up a huge amount of clay.
gray American English spelling
My hair is beginning to go gray.
Muslims pray in a mosque.
Put the glasses on the tray.
Did St George slay a dragon?
Stay there, do not move.
We watched them sway in time to the music.
Spray the room to freshen the air.
Stray cats are often very thin.

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