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More examples of the doubling rule: You do not need to double the last letter of a word if: 1) a word ends in two consonants 2) the suffix starts with a consonant

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The waves are crashing on the sea shore.
This light rain will only dampen the ground.
It is too windy to use an umbrella. *
A wasp buzzed around my head.
The stuffing has come out of my old teddy bear.
They checked the door knob for fingerprints.
Check that the car is locked.
Her face was puffy from crying so much.
I don't trust that man as I think he is too crafty.
Tom was selfish not to offer me a lift.
The willow trees were twisting in the strong wind.
Our baby has grown so quickly.
Throw a handful of seeds to feed the birds.
It was a thankless task. *
She wore a backless dress to the party.
The thickness of my gloves will keep my hands warm.
I scrubbed the floor until it was spotless.
It's madness to drive so fast near a school.

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

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