Common mistake be come (become)

Common Mistakes in English Grammar

English grammar can be challenging, and even native speakers often make mistakes. Understanding common errors can help you improve your writing and avoid misunderstandings.

Mistake: "Be come" instead of "Become"

One common mistake is using "be come" when the correct term is "become". The word "become" is used to indicate a change in state or condition.


  • Incorrect: I want to be come a doctor.
  • Correct: I want to become a doctor.

When using the verb "become," it should always be written as a single word.

To help catch and correct such errors, you can use the Linguix grammar checker tool. With its advanced algorithms and extensive grammar database, Linguix can quickly identify mistakes and offer suggestions for improvement.

be come (become) mistake examples

  • Incorrect:
    They be came very interested in that topic.

    They became very interested in that topic.

  • Incorrect:
    They are be coming very interested in that topic.

    They are becoming very interested in that topic.

  • Incorrect:
    He has be come a millionaire.

    He has become a millionaire.

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