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When you add a suffix to a word ending in a consonant + y, change the y to i , unless the suffix starts with i . To add s , change the y to i then add es

dry I dry my hair with a towel.
dried A dried plum is called a prune.
happy The child was very happy.
happiest It was the happiest day of my life.
reply I need a reply by the weekend.
replied Have you replied to that email?
fly I love to fly my kite.
flies He flies in the aeroplane to Spain.
nasty A bully is a nasty person.
nastiness The nastiness of some players spoiled the game.
pony Did you have a ride on the black pony ?
ponies Rosie loves to ride ponies.
study You will need to study hard to become a doctor.
studies A zoologist studies animals.
beauty She loved watching beauty tutorials online.
beautiful There's a beautiful view from my balcony.

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

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dry
Say
Cover
Write
Check

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dry
dried
happy
happiest
reply
replied
fly
flies
nasty
nastiness
pony
ponies
study
studies
beauty
beautiful

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