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 and along with
#902 and It
#903 agree agreed
#904 a of
#905 holidays holiday
#906 cause caused
#907 am have been
#908 when where
#909 focus focuses
#910 also and
#911 record records
#912 post posts
#913 worst worse
#914 become became
#915 live life
#916 today this
#917 order orders
#918 share shared
#919 state states
#920 od of
#921 pay paid
#922 see saw
#923 step steps
#924 with the
#925 because of due to
#926 he who
#927 it’s is
#928 behaviors behavior
#929 hold held
#930 comes came
#931 as a
#932 build building
#933 her his
#934 as at
#935 it’s it is
#936 Oct October
#937 live lives
#938 that so
#939 we have we
#940 starts started
#941 learnt learned
#942 department departments
#943 with within
#944 document documents
#945 with at
#946 defiantly definitely
#947 if when
#948 where that
#949 item items
#950 pass passed
#951 organisation organization
#952 laying lying
#953 option options
#954 like as if
#955 and also Also
#956 start starting
#957 fix fixed
#958 an any
#959 Sorry Apologies
#960 bring bringing
#961 pg p
#962 like likes
#963 make up makeup
#964 interview interviews
#965 when if
#966 made make
#967 15 15th
#968 he she
#969 min minutes
#970 opinion opinions
#971 and when When
#972 sign signed
#973 wants wanted
#974 within in
#975 follow followed
#976 book books
#977 set sets
#978 case cases
#979 one on one one-on-one
#980 shall should
#981 we we're
#982 operation operations
#983 to by
#984 informations information
#985 for by
#986 as has
#987 taking taken
#988 projects project
#989 discussion discussions
#990 become becomes
#991 part time part-time
#992 these those
#993 I’m I am
#994 gets get
#995 standard standards
#996 women women's
#997 showing show
#998 realized realize
#999 Nov November
#1000 grade grades