Present simple spelling rules

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Here are the rules in Present Simple for the third person singular.

Regular spelling   Singular The third person singular
-s in most cases   work s/he works
drive s/he drives
play s/he plays
run s/he runs
-es when a verbs ends with: -o do s/he does
-ss miss s/he misses
-x mix s/he mixes
-ch catch catches
-sh push pushes
consonant + -y turns into -ies cry s/he cries
fly s/he flies
vowel + -y takes -s -s buy buys
say says
obey obeys