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Study the word list: Words with doubled letters

These words are examples of the doubling rule: when a word ends in a short vowel and one consonant we must double the consonant when adding a vowel suffix.

flapping The bird was flapping its wings.
getting My spelling is getting much better.
runner The runner showed great endurance.
spotted We spotted a kingfisher on the river bank.
biggish The promotion will be a biggish step up for her.
jogger The jogger runs five miles a day.
funny Bob's wedding speech was very funny.
snobbish I don't like snobbish people.
snappy He was very snappy when he was hungry.
setting The house is in a tranquil riverside setting.
hidden I have hidden my sweets from my brother.
trodden I think you have trodden in something smelly.
dipped I dipped my foot in the freezing water.

Learn more about these words in Unit 9. Suffixes: why we need to double letters, change them, or drop 'e'

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flapping
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flapping
getting
runner
spotted
biggish
jogger
funny
snobbish
snappy
setting
hidden
trodden
dipped

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