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If there is a long /u/ sound at the end of a word, it is often spelled with the letters ue. You can practice spelling the long u (oo) sound by working through this list of ue words.
|cue||The actor got his cue to go on stage.|
|due||The plane was delayed due to fog.|
|hue||At sunset the sky had a reddish hue.|
|sue||If the boss fires me I will sue him.|
|argue||Why do you always argue with me?|
|ensue||When the war starts chaos will ensue.|
|issue||I want to discuss the issue. *|
|pursue||A lion will pursue its prey across the grassy plain.|
|queue||We had to queue to get into the show.|
|rescue||The rescue helicopter pulled him from the sea.|
|revue||There were some new songs in the revue.|
|subdue||The police used water cannon to subdue the rioters.|
|statue||The Statue of Liberty is in New York, America. *|
|tissue||Thin paper can be called tissue.|
|value||What is the value of this old watch?|
|virtue||The prophets were men of virtue.|
|avenue||There is a large avenue of trees in the park.|
|barbecue||Dan cooked the chicken on the barbecue.|
|continue||We will continue the meeting after coffee.|
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* This sentence was added by a Spellzone user.
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?