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100 most common English words with examples
Here the list of 100
most common English words
- The (definite article): The US president
- And (conjunction): She was singing and dancing.
- To (preposition): He wants to go to Spain.
- Of (preposition): The colours of the rainbow
- A (indefinite article): This is a
- I (pronoun): I am a teacher.
- In (preposition): She is staying in Room 15.
- Was (past simple of be): I was right.
- He (pronoun): He
is my father.
- That (determiner): That’s my car, over there.
- It (pronoun): Is it a girl or a boy? Please do not do it again.
- His (determiner): His voice trembled a little.
- Her (determiner; pronoun): Her name is Anna. You must help her.
- You (pronoun): You
are very clever. I sent you the
- As (adverb): My daughter was dressed as a princess. He is as tall as me.
- Had (past tense and past participle of have): He had a red car.
- With (preposition): Rebecca lives with her mother.
- For (preposition): This gift is for you.
- She (pronoun): She
is my daughter.
- Not (For negatives): I do not read any book at weekends.
- At (preposition): They are at home. I’ll
leave at 5 o’clock.
- But (conjunction): Tom is an intelligent young man,
but he’s very lazy.
- Be (verb): Be
- My (determiner): My family is large.
- On (preposition): Put the cup down on the table.
- Have (auxiliary verb): I have 5 children. We have discussed the question today.
- Him (pronoun): I saw him after years.
- Is (to be): This is a fashion magazine.
- Said (past tense and past participle of say): I said nothing about her.
- Me (pronoun): She told me what had happened.
- Which (determiner; pronoun): Which city would you live in? Which
is the richest country in the worlds?
- By (preposition): The letter was sent by the fax. I love travelling by train.
- So (adverb): We are so glad you’re safe.
- This (determiner; pronoun): This bag is mine. This
is your captain speaking.
- All (determiner; pronoun): All my money was stolen. All
were present at the meeting.
- From (preposition): I’m from Denmark.
- They (pronoun):
They finished the homework.
- No (negative answer): Would you like more tea? No, thanks.
- Were (past simple of be): They were angry about the delay.
- If (conjunction): You can stay with me if you want.
- Would (modal verb): I would like to know
- Or (conjunction): Is it a boy or a girl?
- When (adverb): When
will you return to your home?
- What (adverb; determiner; pronoun): What do you
mean? What book did you buy? What has happened?
- There (adverb): Put the book there. There was a woman in the shop.
- Been (past participle of be): I have never been to Spain.
- One (number): I have one uncle.
- Could (modal verb): Could you come again, please?
- Very (adverb): She runs very quickly.
- An (indefinite article): This is an apple.
- Who (pronoun): Who is working in the garden?
- Them (pronoun):
We will meet them after work.
- Mr.(noun): Mr. President.
- We (pronoun):
We are fighting for peace.
- Now (adverb): Start working now.
- More (Comparative of much, many and a lot of): This question is more important than one.
- Out (adverb and preposition): He went out and closed the door.
- Do (verb; auxiliary verb): I will do
what I can. Do you go to the
institute every day.
- Are (to be): They are elegant people.
- Up (adverb; preposition): Nancy climbed up the stairs. He stood up
to say something.
- Their (possessive determiner): Their room is always clean and tidy.
- Your (possessive determiner): Your mother was right in what she said of him.
- Will (modal verb): I will tell you nothing at all.
- Little (adjective): They live in a little house.
- Than (preposition, conjunction): My room is larger than yours.
- Then (adverb): He was working as a waiter then.
- Some (determiner): Would you like some coffee?
- Into (preposition): Let’s dive into the water.
- Any (determiner): I haven’t got any money.
- Well (adverb): He speaks English well.
- Much (determiner; adverb): He wants to earn much money. Thank you very much for your help.
- Am (to be): I am taller than my
- Am (to be): I am taller than my
- About (adverb; preposition): I will arrive at about five. I did not know anything about him.
- Time (noun): I love to spend time with my children.
- Know (verb): Do you know the answer?
- Should (modal verb): He should help his friends.
- Man (noun): He is an ambitious young man.
- Did (past simple of do): I did nothing wrong. Did
you sleep well?
- Like (verb; preposition): I like Japanese food. She looks like
- Upon (preposition): It is based upon the scientific theory.
- Such (determiner): She has such beautiful eyes.
- Never (adverb): I have never been abroad.
- Only (adverb; adjective): The content is only available in English. You are the only person to complain.
- Good (adjective): I think his English is very good.
- How (adverb): How
does this system work?
- Before (preposition; adverb): He drinks water before breakfast. I have never seen
them here before.
- Other (determiner; pronoun): Do you have any other question? You must be tender to
- See (verb): I
couldn’t see what happened.
- Must (modal verb): You must return books in two days.
- After (preposition): I will call you after lunch.
- Own (adjective): Is this house your own?
- Come (verb): Come
- Down (adverb; preposition): The lift is going down. He was walking down the road.
- Say (verb): It is so important to say “Please” and “Thank you”.
- Great (adjective): The Great Wall of Chine
- Think (verb): I think
- Made (Past tense and past participle of made): She made milk tea for us.
- Might (modal verb): I might come tomorrow if I have time.
- Mrs. (noun): Mrs.
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