Spelling list: ay words - set 2

On the end of a word the most common way to spell the long /a/ sound is with the letters ay.

away Go away and leave me alone!
always My shoes are always shiny.
betray Don't betray my trust in you.
dismay To our dismay it rained all day.
display There was a display of books in the window.
decay Brush your teeth every day to prevent decay.
delay Trains are often subject to delay.
essay Have you finished your essay yet?
portray Does this picture portray a good likeness?
relay They set a new record for the 400m relay race.
Sunday My Dad waxes his car every Sunday. *
Monday Do you look forward to work on a Monday?
Tuesday I'll meet you on Tuesday afternoon.
Wednesday He was sixty years old on Wednesday. *
Thursday Shall we go out for dinner on Thursday?
Friday I'll shop for food on Friday.
Saturday Jack goes to the pub every Saturday.

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Learn about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

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