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Drop the e when adding a vowel suffix. Keep the e when adding a consonant suffix.
|take||Take a peek at the sleeping baby.|
|taking||Shaun is taking a History course.|
|hate||I hate this foul weather.|
|hateful||He gave me a hateful look.. *|
|brute||The bully of the class was a brute.|
|brutish||We disliked his brutish manner.|
|joke||The joke wasn’t funny because it was crude.|
|joking||My uncle is always joking.|
|use||I'll use this glue to fix my model.|
|using||The boy ate his ice-cream using a spoon.|
|useless||Don't waste your money on fizzy drinks.|
|blame||I blame you for that accident. *|
|blameless||The police said the truck driver was blameless.|
|safe||My shed will be safe with this padlock on the door.|
|safely||Cross the road safely when the traffic stops.|
||Pole||Run the flag up the pole.|
|Polish||My new workmate is Polish.|
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Learn about these words in Unit 9. Suffixes: why we need to double letters, change them, or drop 'e'