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y in the middle (US)

A few words spell the long /i/ sound with the letter y. Here are some of them.

These words all rhyme: time, crime, chime.
I'm going to alter my hair style.
Many types of fish live in coral.
I prefer to cycle to work rather than going by bus.
Beth has a very dynamic personality.
The hyena feeds on dead animals.
A hyphen can be used to join two words: good-looking.
Water is two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen.
The wires are strung along very tall pylons.
A python kills its prey by crushing it.
Two ships were sunk in the typhoon.
The powerful leader was a tyrant.
analyze American English spelling
Please analyze these figures for me.
paralyze American English spelling
He is paralyzed from the waist down.
Good hygiene keeps germs away.
My brother is studying psychology at college.
Psychiatry is the study and treatment of mental illness.

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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?

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ai words - set 1
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ey words This list contains British English spellings
ei words This list contains American English spellings
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