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100 most common words in English

This list of the 100 most common vocabulary words in English can be used as a reference for beginner English students. It’s a good idea to master these words fully before trying to move on to less common words, since this is the vocabulary you will encounter most often.

Words List

a – “I saw a bear today.”

about = “What is this movie about?”

all – “All my favorite books are on this shelf.”

also – “She was also my best friend.”

and – “This is just between you and me.”

as – “As soon as I get home, I’m going to start watching that series.”

at – “Can you pick me up at the mall?”

be – I just want it to be healthy.

because – I think he felt included because he was helping as much as we were.

but – It was going to be nice having nothing to do but enjoy their little family for the next two weeks.

by – I guess he was stunned by my beauty.

can – Can you watch the house for me while I’m gone?

come – Then come in and use the phone if you want.

could – What could he do about it but lose more sleep?

day – There had been an instant bond between them from the day they met.

do – I want this baby as much as you do, Alex.

even – You always look neat and clean – even if you are a little out of style.

find – I find it hard to believe you wouldn’t help him if you could.

first – First, many things in the physical world that we think of as scarce are not really scarce, just presently beyond our ability to capture.

for – He was going to like the clothes she bought for the trip.

from – What are you going to hide from me that I haven’t already seen?

get – I’m going to make myself a sandwich and get back to work.

give – He knew only of those things that give joy and health and peace.

go – Let’s go do the chores one last time before we leave.

have – It is a little speech that I have written for him.

he – His shoes were covered with mud; he had torn his coat on the thorny tree.

her – Even so, she had accepted it in her mind to a degree.

here – Things were getting complicated here and the mountains were calling.

him – Alex smiled down at him in a reassuring way.

his – She stopped and gazed up at his face.

how – No matter how sorry Alex was for what happened, or how many times he apologized or tried to make up for it, he couldn’t remove the hurt.

I – I’m so glad I have you.

if – I’ll take care of the others if you want to watch the kids.

in – As it came to a stop the conductor called out in a loud voice.

into – Her jet black hair was swept up gracefully into a plaited crown.

it – It was the first money that he had ever had.

its – Something was pushing its way through the bushes.

just – I guess she just wanted to say goodbye.

know – I know you must be tired, so I will let you rest.

like – I can’t imagine what he was thinking to hide a thing like that from you.

look – Now look what you started.

make – Drowning your sorrows in eggnog will only make you feel worse in the long run.

man – He didn’t look like a rich man, but then, what did a rich man look like?

many – He was such a wonderful person in so many ways.

me – Keep the third piece of wisdom for your own use, and let me have the gold.

more – Flying cars, faster cars, more features in cars, we all get that.

my – Once you have tried my goods I am sure you will never be without them.

new – Is it something new for the trip?

no – There was no reason Alex shouldn’t tell his father.

not – Jonathan wants a little brother, not a little sister.

now – Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town.

of – The houses of the city were all made of glass, so clear and transparent that one could look through the walls as easily as through a window.

on – The expression on Felipa’s face reflected both humor and interest.

one – Let’s go do the chores one last time before we leave.

only – Only Nick noticed her standing in the door.

or – You’re going to have a little brother or sister.

other – I may be connected to other people, but still it is all about me.

our – In a profound way, our lives will be better.

out – In spite of her decision not to, she glanced out the window.

people – The 1920s to 1950s renderings of what people thought the future would look like are full of things like personal jetpacks and flying cars.

say – It hurts him when you say… things.

see – I can see plenty of nice gardens and fields down below us, at the edge of this city.

she – Nature is hard to be overcome, but she must be overcome.

so – Her eyes were almond shaped, the brown of the iris so dark that it was almost black.

some – Alex is a lot like his father in some ways.

take – We’ll take care of them together.

tell – Then there will be no one to tell tales.

than – No one could have been more private than Josh.

that – Well, if my cooking is that bad…

the – This might be the most difficult decision she would ever make.

their – He was realizing the impact the lie had on their relationship.

them – He would drive them from place to place as his master wished.

then – Alex glanced at Jonathan and then rubbed the top of his head.

there – There was shopping and packing to be done before they left on vacation.

these – How long would these mind games go on?

they – They had two adopted children already.

thing – How could he do such a thing to his own children?

think – Indeed, I think I made more progress in German than in any of my other studies.

this – About this time I found out the use of a key.

those – For the most part, the facial expressions of those sitting around the table were sympathetic, but Dulce looked as if she was ready to break into tears.

time – But it is a long time since I have had any sleep, and I’m tired.

to – My daughter is coming for me to take me there.

two – I worked with him for two years before I discovered who he really was.

up – Katie picked up the plate, her focus on Carmen.

use – Think of all the machines you use to do your job.

very – You love him very much.

want – Sometimes we have to accept change, if we want to move forward.

way – Travel the way you wish to go.

we – We have some cold days, but mostly it is warm.

well – Well, there are a lot of reasons we don’t get along.

what – What time are we going to leave tomorrow?

when – He had climbed many a tree when he was a boy.

which – The dining room was directly off the kitchen, which was also lavish.

who – I guess because the only one who should be looking at it is my husband.

will – If he does not take the inheritance, we will not have a home.

with – Obviously he was still struggling with it.

would – His father hoped that Daniel would grow up to be a wise and famous man.

year – It’s been a year since I found out you were married and we split!

you – I remember you very well.

your – But I don’t doubt your word in the least.

Hope it helps!! Happy Learning

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