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
#10001 by as of
#10002 Repairing Repair
#10003 Lets Let us
#10004 paystubs pay stubs
#10005 research researchers
#10006 you’ll you
#10007 year Year in
#10008 went been
#10009 offered offer
#10010 what ifs what-ifs of
#10011 all al
#10012 palce place
#10013 am sorry apologize
#10014 very highly
#10015 thing something
#10016 robotic robotics
#10017 apologize apologise
#10018 1920's 1920s
#10019 dishes dish
#10020 actives activities
#10021 porches purchase
#10022 seatbelts seat belts
#10023 ask and asked
#10024 would like wanted
#10025 understand see
#10026 stationary stationery
#10027 doctor Dr
#10028 ”she ” she
#10029 to visit visiting
#10030 Thief 'Thief
#10031 – he He
#10032 know how knowhow
#10033 is happening happens
#10034 Black Blacks
#10035 resend resent
#10036 she said saying
#10037 futures features
#10038 with having
#10039 to hear in hearing
#10040 cyber-bullying cyber bullying
#10041 residental residential
#10042 Very I'm very
#10043 Still I still
#10044 theorist theorists
#10045 charakter character
#10046 then please
#10047 hurting hurt
#10048 shown demonstrated
#10049 delaying delay
#10050 boughht buy
#10051 showing to show
#10052 was with
#10053 it is I am
#10054 of from within
#10055 consents consent
#10056 Knowledge I have knowledge
#10057 Keen I am keen
#10058 Sine Since
#10059 pay payment
#10060 molding moulding
#10061 are has
#10062 it have It has
#10063 fasade facade
#10064 optimization optimisation
#10065 wrong incorrect
#10066 financial financially
#10067 assoc associate
#10068 manner manners
#10069 isn't hasn't
#10070 to no
#10071 send email
#10072 complainant complainant’s
#10073 you You have
#10074 made created
#10075 p pp
#10076 is occurs
#10077 05 5
#10078 Deer Dear
#10079 flavour flavor
#10080 that is who are
#10081 careers career
#10082 rates rate
#10083 among around
#10084 15 $15
#10085 delightful delighted
#10086 all ways always
#10087 would wish
#10088 Looking We are looking
#10089 you she
#10090 footballer footballers
#10091 was reading read
#10092 called calling
#10093 : some Some
#10094 we can to
#10095 customer’s customers
#10096 softcopy soft copy
#10097 therapist therapist's
#10098 hand over hand-over
#10099 hundred hundreds
#10100 I's 1s