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Study the word list: More ways to spell short /oo/

All these words have the short oo sound. They are spelled with just the letter u or they end with the ould pattern.

bush The bush was covered in flowers.
push Don't push me about.
bull Bull fighting is banned in the UK and the USA.
full The room was full of young men.
pull The sign on the door said pull.
bullet The gunman fired his last bullet.
butcher Buy meat at the butcher's shop.
cuckoo In the corner stood a cuckoo clock.
cushion The seat was hard so he used a cushion.
pudding Too much pudding may make you fat.
sugar Too much sugar is bad for your teeth.

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Learn about these words in Unit 13. Spelling choices for /oo/ sound: oo, ou

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