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The Third 100 Most Commonly Used English Words

Third 100 Most Commonly Used English Words




These most commonly used words are ranked by frequency. The first 25 make up about one-third of all printed material in English. The first 1\
00 make up about one-half of all written material, and the first 300 make up about sixty-five percent of all written material in English.





The Third Hundred



  1. high
  2. every
  3. near
  4. add
  5. food
  6. between
  7. own
  8. below
  9. country
  10. plant
  11. last
  12. school
  13. father
  14. keep
  15. tree
  16. never
  17. start
  18. city
  19. earth
  20. eye

  1. light
  2. thought
  3. head
  4. under
  5. story
  6. saw
  7. left
  8. don't
  9. few
  10. while
  11. along
  12. might
  13. close
  14. something
  15. seem
  16. next
  17. hard
  18. open
  19. example
  20. begin

  1. life
  2. always
  3. those
  4. both
  5. paper
  6. together
  7. got
  8. group
  9. often
  10. run
  11. important
  12. until
  13. children
  14. side
  15. feet
  16. car
  17. mile
  18. night
  19. walk
  20. white

  1. sea
  2. began
  3. grow
  4. took
  5. river
  6. four
  7. carry
  8. state
  9. once
  10. book
  11. hear
  12. stop
  13. without
  14. second
  15. later
  16. miss
  17. idea
  18. enough
  19. eat
  20. face

  1. watch
  2. far
  3. Indian
  4. really
  5. almost
  6. let
  7. above
  8. girl
  9. sometimes
  10. mountain
    LI>cut
  11. young
  12. talk
  13. soon
  14. list
  15. song
  16. being
  17. leave
  18. family
  19. it's

Taken From: The Reading Teachers Book of Lists, Third Edition; by Edward Bernard Fry, Ph.D, Jacqueline E. Kress, Ed.D & Dona Lee Founto\
ukidis, Ed.D.