Common mistakes in English

Over the last few years, we have corrected millions of words in the texts we have processed. Here, we present a list of common mistakes that we have found. The list is sorted according to the frequency with which we corrected the phrase. Not all corrections are present due to privacy concerns.

Position Before After
#901 starts started
#902 person people
#903 thier their
#904 and my My
#905 was had
#906 enjoy enjoyed
#907 is will
#908 him he
#909 quite quiet
#910 could will
#911 mothers mother's
#912 realize realized
#913 contents content
#914 option options
#915 Aug August
#916 order orders
#917 felt feel
#918 model models
#919 wold would
#920 than that
#921 chose choose
#922 worst worse
#923 it's it has
#924 resume résumé
#925 transfer transferred
#926 like likes
#927 make up makeup
#928 your a
#929 were we're
#930 as a a
#931 though although
#932 about that
#933 had was
#934 add added
#935 discussion discussions
#936 looks look
#937 organization organizations
#938 paper work paperwork
#939 while when
#940 and/ or and/or
#941 Let Please let
#942 as a
#943 build building
#944 serious seriously
#945 aspect aspects
#946 on during
#947 don’t do not
#948 projects project
#949 invite invitation
#950 grade grades
#951 with at
#952 bring bringing
#953 am looking look
#954 month month's
#955 when that
#956 advance advanced
#957 action actions
#958 what how
#959 inputs input
#960 activity activities
#961 standard standards
#962 Btw By the way
#963 his its
#964 might may
#965 a of
#966 Not I'm not
#967 and We
#968 procedure procedures
#969 your my
#970 in regards to regarding
#971 ways way
#972 would have had
#973 may can
#974 affect effect
#975 to until
#976 design designed
#977 follow followed
#978 things thing
#979 making make
#980 hands on hands-on
#981 with within
#982 of a
#983 days day
#984 in about
#985 that so
#986 1 1st
#987 and when When
#988 benefits benefit
#989 Feb February
#990 concern concerned
#991 n and
#992 expectation expectations
#993 on the
#994 also and
#995 not able unable
#996 organisation organization
#997 if is
#998 focus focuses
#999 nor or
#1000 walk walked