List of the top English common nouns

These lists show you which words are used most often. They give you examples of their correct use in phrases or sentences. Note that some words may be used as noun, verb, adjective etc. For definitions and more uses and different meanings of these words you should refer to a good online dictionary or printed book dictionary of English.

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  • friend

  • A friend in need is a friend indeed.

    My friend John lives nearby.

  • function


  • fund


  • future


  • game

  • Football is a game of skill but there is still an element of chance that produces surprise results.

  • garden

  • The garden has beautiful flower beds with many different colours and stone rockeries.

    We bought a new flowering plant at the garden centre.

  • girl

  • This girl is going to be a star. Her singing voice is amazing!

  • glass


  • goal


  • goods



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