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Study the word list: Change f to ve

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

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half
Half of sixteen is eight.
halves
Both halves of the game were exciting.
leaf
The maple leaf is a symbol of Canada.
leaves
Beech trees drop their leaves.
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
The birth of our baby was the happiest day of my life.
lives
The lives of refugees can be hard.
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
All my disks were taken by the thieves.
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
A pack of wolves surrounded them,.
yourself
Be careful not to burn yourself on the candle.
yourselves
Please will you all help yourselves to the food.

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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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