The 290 words included in the essentials spelling collection are the words used most often when we write. Together they make up about 75% of most writing, so they are very important. These words have been put in lists according to how often they are used.

Details for: allowed

Phrase
Cormac is allowed to play at his friends house after school
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Misspelt versions of: allowed

alelowed
allowd
allowaed
allowad
allowet
allowwed
alloed

Details for: awhile

Phrase
It takes awhile to learn to spell
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Misspelt versions of: awhile

ahile
awile
orhile
awhele
awhhile
awwhile
awhil

Details for: believe

Phrase
Do you believe in ghosts?
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Misspelt versions of: believe

beleeve
beliieve
beleve
blieve
bbelieve
belive
bellieve
balieve
belieeve

Details for: breakfast

Phrase
Would you like porridge for breakfast?
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Misspelt versions of: breakfast

breakfaste
breakfazt
brakfast
breeakfast
beakfast
breekfast
breakfasd
braeakfast
breakfat

Details for: brought

Phrase
Cormac brought his nerf gun to school
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Misspelt versions of: brought

broughtt
broughte
brouught
bruught
broughd
bought
browght
broought
brrought

Details for: can't

Phrase
Frank can't fetch a ball
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Misspelt versions of: can't

cant
can'te
can'd
kan't
can'th
can'tt
cn't

Details for: cannon

Phrase
The ship fired it's cannon at the enemy
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Misspelt versions of: cannon

canon
cennon
ccannon
cannn
cannoon
cannnon

Details for: caught

Phrase
Cormac caught the ball
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Misspelt versions of: caught

kaught
ceught
caugght
cught
caughth
cauught
caugt

Details for: center

Phrase
Blue is in the center of the rainbow
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Misspelt versions of: center

ceter
cennter
centher
canter
centeer
centr
caenter
centerr

Details for: chocolate

Phrase
Cormac likes chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: chocolate

chocolae
chocolathe
choocolate
chocolatee
chhocolate
chocolata
chocoleate
cocolate
chocolat
cchocolate

Details for: clothes

Phrase
If you play in the rain your clothes will get wet
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Misspelt versions of: clothes

clothex
clothaes
clothhes
clothess
clotthes
cloths
cleothes

Details for: couldn't

Phrase
I couldn't eat another piece of chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: couldn't

couldnn't
couldm't
kouldn't
cuuldn't
coulldn't
couldn'tt
cooldn't
couldn'te
couldn'th
coldn't

Details for: didn't

Phrase
Cormac didn't bring his nerf gun to school
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Misspelt versions of: didn't

dedn't
did't
dydn't
diddn't
didm't
didnn't
didn'd

Details for: different

Phrase
Cats are different than dogs
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Misspelt versions of: different

diifferent
dfferent
diffferent
defferent
ddifferent
diffaerent
differrent
diphferent
differnt
diffarent

Details for: disappeared

Phrase
The chocolate bar disappeared fast
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Misspelt versions of: disappeared

disappaeared
disaphpeared
disappared
disappearred
disapeared
disappaared
disappeered
disappearedd
disapepeared

Details for: doesn't

Phrase
Who doesn't like chocolate?
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Misspelt versions of: doesn't

does't
doeesn't
doesnn't
doesnt
doesm't
doesn'd
doezn't
doexn't
doesn'th

Details for: dollars

Phrase
It costs ten dollars to see a movie
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Misspelt versions of: dollars

dllars
dollers
dollarz
dollarrs
tollars
dullars
dollarss
doollars

Details for: don't

Phrase
I don't know the answer to the this question
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Misspelt versions of: don't

don''t
do't
don'tt
don'd
dn't
dom't
don'te
ton't

Details for: everybody

Phrase
Everybody likes chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: everybody

everybudy
everyboody
everyybody
eerybody
everrybody
eveerybody
eeverybody
everyboddy
everybbody

Details for: everyday

Phrase
You need to take the dog a walk everyday
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Misspelt versions of: everyday

aeveryday
everydey
evryday
everiday
everytay
averyday
eeryday

Details for: everywhere

Phrase
The dog left a big mess everywhere
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Misspelt versions of: everywhere

everyhere
everyywhere
everywheree
eveerywhere
everiwhere
evrywhere
everywhhere

Details for: excited

Phrase
Cormac was excited about going camping
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Misspelt versions of: excited

escited
ecited
excithed
exkited
exceted
excitet
exited

Details for: favorite

Phrase
Cormac's favorite food is chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: favorite

favorithe
phavorite
favoorite
favoritee
favorte
favorie
favoride

Details for: field

Phrase
The cross country race was in the school field
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Misspelt versions of: field

fied
fielld
fiaeld
fieled
fielt
fiield
feild
feld

Details for: friends

Phrase
Cormac has many friends at school
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Misspelt versions of: friends

friiends
friemds
friands
frients
fiends
friens
frends
freinds

Details for: front

Phrase
The motor is in the front of the car
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Misspelt versions of: front

frunt
frontt
frot
phront
frond
fronte
frnt
ffront

Details for: grabbed

Phrase
Cormac grabbed the last piece of chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: grabbed

grabbaed
grabbet
grabed
ggrabbed
grabbbed
grabbad

Details for: having

Phrase
Cormac is having a bad day
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Misspelt versions of: having

havyng
heving
havig
havimg
hhaving
havinng
haviing

Details for: holidays

Phrase
During the holidays Connor is going to camp
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Misspelt versions of: holidays

holidayx
holidayss
hoidays
hlidays
holidais
hollidays
holidys
holideys

Details for: hopped

Phrase
Cormac hopped on to the bus
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Misspelt versions of: hopped

hoppaed
hoppedd
hoped
hoppad
hoppet

Details for: hospital

Phrase
If you eat too much chocolate you might need to go to hospital
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Misspelt versions of: hospital

hospidal
hospithal
hosspital
hospitale
hosital
hopital
hospitall

Details for: instead

Phrase
Would you like a drink of water instead of more chocolate?
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Misspelt versions of: instead

instaead
intead
imstead
instad
ynstead
insthead
insteed
insted

Details for: lightning

Phrase
You get thunder and lightning in a storm
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Misspelt versions of: lightning

llightning
lighttning
ligghtning
lightening
lighdning
lighhtning
lighning
leightning

Details for: luckily

Phrase
Luckily Cormac remembered his lunch today
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Misspelt versions of: luckily

lucily
leuckily
lckily
luckkily
luckili
lucckily
luckhily
luckyly

Details for: nearly

Phrase
I nearly forgot to eat lunch
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Misspelt versions of: nearly

neary
nearley
nerly
nearli
neearly

Details for: police

Phrase
The police keep you safe
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Misspelt versions of: police

policce
polie
polyce
plice
polece
polce
poleice
pholice

Details for: present

Phrase
Connors favorite present was his nerf gun
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Misspelt versions of: present

prasent
peresent
pressent
presenth
prsent
prexent
pesent
presemt

Details for: probably

Phrase
Cormac probably forgot his lunch again
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Misspelt versions of: probably

perobably
probabley
phrobably
prbably
proably
prrobably
probebly

Details for: program

Phrase
Cormac's favorite program is Dora the Explorer
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Misspelt versions of: program

pogram
progam
progrram
progrm
prrogram
perogram
proogram
phrogram

Details for: quiet

Phrase
You need to keep quiet in the library
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Misspelt versions of: quiet

queet
quieth
quit
quiiet
quet
quiete
quiat
quyet
quied

Details for: scared

Phrase
Cormac is scared of the dark
Sound
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Misspelt versions of: scared

scaed
sared
skared
sscared
zcared
scered
scarad

Details for: second

Phrase
Cormac finished second in the race
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Misspelt versions of: second

seond
secoond
secownd
sacond
secod
saecond
secnd

Details for: someone

Phrase
Someone ate all the chocolate!
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Misspelt versions of: someone

someeone
soomeone
zomeone
someowne
soeone
smeone
someoe
somene

Details for: stopped

Phrase
Cormac has stopped eating chocolate
Sound
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Misspelt versions of: stopped

stoped
stopeped
stoppad
stoppd
stoppet
ztopped
stpped
stophped

Details for: straight

Phrase
The ruler has a straight edge
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Misspelt versions of: straight

sdraight
straightt
xtraight
ztraight
steraight
straaight
straigt
straeght
strayght

Details for: they're

Phrase
They're going to the zoo
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Misspelt versions of: they're

they'rre
the're
tey're
theyre
they''re
theey're
htey're
thay're
thhey're

Details for: threw

Phrase
Cormac threw the ball to Frank
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Misspelt versions of: threw

tthrew
threwh
trew
thraew
thhrew
threww
thew
htrew

Details for: tomorrow

Phrase
Cormac has to go to school tomorrow
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Misspelt versions of: tomorrow

tomorow
toorrow
domorrow
tomrrow
tonorrow
tommorrow

Details for: video

Phrase
Cormac likes to play video games
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Misspelt versions of: video

vidaeo
viteo
vedeo
videoo
vdeo
vydeo
vido

Details for: wasn't

Phrase
It wasn't very much fun at school today
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Misspelt versions of: wasn't

waxn't
was't
wasnt
whasn't
wan't
wsn't
wasm't
wasn'd

Details for: watch

Phrase
Cormac likes to watch TV
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Misspelt versions of: watch

waatch
watech
wwatch
watkh
wattch
wtch

Details for: we're

Phrase
We're going to the zoo
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Misspelt versions of: we're

wwe're
whe're
we''re
we'rre
wa're
wae're
we'e
w're

Details for: weren't

Phrase
After the game of chess, Connor and Cormac weren't friends any more
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Misspelt versions of: weren't

wern't
weren'te
ween't
wren't
werem't
weren'd
werren't
waeren't

Details for: whole

Phrase
Cormac ate the whole bar of chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: whole

wholee
whoe
whol
wole
wholle

Details for: won't

Phrase
Cormac won't forget his lunch today
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Misspelt versions of: won't

wom't
won''t
woon't
won'd
wwon't
won'te
won'th

Details for: you're

Phrase
You're going to the zoo
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Misspelt versions of: you're

yyou're
yo're
yu're
youre
yow're
you'ree
you'ra
you'rre
yoo're