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On the end of a word the most common way to spell the long /a/ sound is with the letters ay.

day
You can have a day off next week.
hay
Our rabbit likes to sleep in hay.
lay
Male birds do not lay eggs.
may
Please may I have a piece of cake?
pay
I insist it is my turn to pay.
ray
A ray of sunshine lit up the wall.
away
The cat ran away from the dog.
always
We always do our homework in the evening.
betray
The spy was worried someone would betray her.
display
There was a display of books in the window.
decay
Brush your teeth every day to prevent decay.
relay
They set a new record for the 400m relay race.
portray
Does this picture portray a good likeness?
essay
Have you finished your essay yet?

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