Spelling (Plurals for words ending in y) 01
These are ponies and not ponys.

Spelling (Plurals for words ending in y) 01

To spell plurals of words ending in 'y': change 'y' to 'i' and add 'es'. If you learn this, you should be confident when asked what the plural is of any word ending in 'y'.

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  1. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    There are three ..... open late tonight.
    Change 'y' to 'i' and add 'es' = 'pharmacies'
  2. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    The torch needs new.....
    One battery but two batteries
  3. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    The director takes his ..... seriously.
    Words ending -bility end with -bilities in the plural
  4. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    We will eat ..... and cream for tea.
    'Berries' so 'blackberries' / 'raspberries'
  5. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    The ..... trotted through the forest.
    If a word ends '-y' in singular, then 'ies' in plural
  6. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    Fruits such as ..... and ..... are in season in summer
    See question 4
  7. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    Some children develop ..... to pollen.
  8. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    The crews experienced ..... when sailing to shore.
  9. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    There are four ..... parked outside the shop.
    One lorry, two lorries
  10. Select the correct spelling(s) of the missing plural word(s).
    The footballers returned from the tour with.....

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