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When we add s to most words ending in a single f we change the f to ve .

half Noah ate half the cake.
halves Both halves of the game were exciting.
leaf The leaf fell from the tree.
leaves The leaves are turning red and brown.
loaf I love the smell of a freshly baked loaf.
loaves I baked six loaves yesterday.
knife The knife is made of stainless steel.
knives Fishermen's knives need to be very sharp.
life It was the happiest day of my life.
lives A cat is said to have nine lives.
shelf The higher shelf is out of my reach.
shelves We need four new shelves for the books.
thief A thief seized my mother's purse.
thieves The thieves took the television and the computer.
wife He gave his wife a gold brooch.
wives King Henry VIII had six wives.
wolf The hikers heard a wolf howling in the night.
wolves We could hear the wolves howling.
yourself Be careful not to burn yourself on the candle.
yourselves You need to work it out yourselves.

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

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half
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half
halves
leaf
leaves
loaf
loaves
knife
knives
life
lives
shelf
shelves
thief
thieves
wife
wives
wolf
wolves
yourself
yourselves

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