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 nor or
#902 because since
#903 mean time meantime
#904 place placed
#905 your a
#906 lesson lessons
#907 showing show
#908 say said
#909 taking taken
#910 and along with
#911 and also Also
#912 collage college
#913 book books
#914 step steps
#915 item items
#916 I've I have
#917 behaviors behavior
#918 as has
#919 Student The student
#920 one on one one-on-one
#921 and/ or and/or
#922 is going to will
#923 I'm I was
#924 activity activities
#925 changes change
#926 am have been
#927 he it
#928 it's it is
#929 a of
#930 like as if
#931 fix fixed
#932 document documents
#933 it’s it is
#934 that so
#935 person people
#936 he who
#937 difference differences
#938 holidays holiday
#939 it’s is
#940 build building
#941 when where
#942 see saw
#943 learnt learned
#944 would have had
#945 cause caused
#946 made make
#947 sign signed
#948 laying lying
#949 bring bringing
#950 pay paid
#951 hold held
#952 share shared
#953 comes came
#954 with at
#955 focus focuses
#956 organisation organization
#957 of if
#958 standard standards
#959 with within
#960 where that
#961 15 15th
#962 because of due to
#963 od of
#964 he she
#965 today this
#966 state states
#967 like likes
#968 case cases
#969 as a
#970 return returned
#971 option options
#972 an any
#973 Oct October
#974 start starting
#975 starts started
#976 her his
#977 live lives
#978 operation operations
#979 his his/her
#980 if when
#981 we you
#982 confirm confirmed
#983 interview interviews
#984 women women's
#985 incase in case
#986 Sorry Apologies
#987 and when When
#988 felt feel
#989 on the
#990 sale sales
#991 reasons reason
#992 team team's
#993 Is It is
#994 wants wanted
#995 make up makeup
#996 these those
#997 amount amounts
#998 part time part-time
#999 pass passed
#1000 planing planning

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