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There are three words that sound the same
But each has a different name

One of the earliest words spoken by a baby, usually repeated twice.
A part of speech hard to classify, sometimes used to show position
And the foundation of the modern economy, as a verb

Can you find the homophones?

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It's a preposition. – Ian MacDonald Feb 21 at 12:51
    
It ain't no lie, baby... :) – Spencerkatty Feb 21 at 15:34
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The words are:

One of the earliest words spoken by a baby, usually repeated twice.

bye

A part of speech hard to classify, sometimes used to show position

by

And the foundation of the modern economy, as a verb

buy

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