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
#10201 corrected correct
#10202 doctors doctor
#10203 need needs to
#10204 videos video
#10205 replace replacement
#10206 happing happening
#10207 knew new
#10208 anger angry
#10209 affects affected
#10210 that who has
#10211 brainstorm brainstorming
#10212 recognise recognize
#10213 have been am
#10214 However it It
#10215 12 pm 12pm
#10216 fell felt
#10217 comparison comparisons
#10218 Russia Russian
#10219 postdoctoral post-doctoral
#10220 postive positive
#10221 move out move-out
#10222 of off of
#10223 It is passable Is it possible
#10224 one it
#10225 no 'no'
#10226 choose choosing
#10227 if we can for us to
#10228 completed completing
#10229 wastage waste
#10230 cc ccing
#10231 appts appointments
#10232 execute executes
#10233 at over
#10234 verse versus
#10235 corrupted corrupt
#10236 hold have
#10237 install installing
#10238 Jermey Jeremy
#10239 Hope you I hope you're
#10240 have also
#10241 stresses stress
#10242 reveals reveal
#10243 though tough
#10244 user’s users'
#10245 between in
#10246 as :
#10247 was trying tried
#10248 amendment amendments
#10249 has a have
#10250 DFP D F P
#10251 but then
#10252 1 year 1-year
#10253 wonder wondering
#10254 am and
#10255 I was wondering if Would
#10256 Angela Angela's
#10257 familly family
#10258 should have to
#10259 with regards to regarding
#10260 intervention interventions
#10261 fiend friend
#10262 are did
#10263 as a to
#10264 have find
#10265 end user end-user
#10266 update inform
#10267 physicians physicians'
#10268 seek seeks
#10269 hate hates
#10270 to feel of feeling
#10271 Besides In addition
#10272 someone's someone else's
#10273 Going I'm going
#10274 EO’s EOs
#10275 specialised specialized
#10276 through throw
#10277 bear bears
#10278 convenience convince
#10279 3 lined 3-lined
#10280 separately separate
#10281 were going went
#10282 plotlines plot lines
#10283 he has
#10284 beginning beginner
#10285 helping helps
#10286 minority minorities
#10287 abd and
#10288 danger dangerous
#10289 1 4
#10290 them you
#10291 are able to can
#10292 like :
#10293 to complete in completing
#10294 bother bothers
#10295 completely complete
#10296 lit light
#10297 Po's Pos
#10298 not doesn't
#10299 muc much
#10300 get better improve