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
#10601 ‘a a
#10602 the of their
#10603 uniforms uniform
#10604 three year three-year
#10605 the compound compounds
#10606 hearing hearings
#10607 of from within
#10608 successfull successful
#10609 following up follow-up
#10610 in even and
#10611 meter metres
#10612 27 the 27th
#10613 – we : We
#10614 earler earlier
#10615 reality realities
#10616 healt health
#10617 nr number
#10618 step stepping
#10619 panic like panic-like
#10620 keep bear
#10621 make take a
#10622 cost caused
#10623 frame work framework
#10624 that is :
#10625 hand-picked handpicked
#10626 your are you're
#10627 Black Blacks
#10628 undertand understand
#10629 suposedly responsable supposedly responsible
#10630 careless care less
#10631 elder older
#10632 at upon
#10633 instructors instructor's
#10634 05 5
#10635 Original The original
#10636 stared start
#10637 give put
#10638 layed laid
#10639 purposive purpose
#10640 Guess Can you guess
#10641 position positioned
#10642 these type These types
#10643 And during During
#10644 A good Good
#10645 done complete
#10646 ou you
#10647 600$ $600
#10648 what of
#10649 against that for the
#10650 less a lower
#10651 peace peaceful
#10652 english the English
#10653 face facing
#10654 Further To add
#10655 re baselined re-baselined
#10656 to please
#10657 having and have
#10658 where if
#10659 chewing gum it
#10660 board board's
#10661 lie lying
#10662 educational education
#10663 supportive supported
#10664 efficiency efficient
#10665 not adequate inadequate
#10666 its look it looks
#10667 desicion decision
#10668 nonaccession-year non-accession-year
#10669 30am to 6 30am–6
#10670 for bothering to bother
#10671 $ 15 $15
#10672 gain gains
#10673 amoung among
#10674 would were
#10675 dint didn't
#10676 adopt adopted
#10677 { (
#10678 offering offered
#10679 robotic robotics
#10680 and even as well as
#10681 go be
#10682 H E HE
#10683 j I
#10684 Previous The previous
#10685 theirs there is
#10686 It leads This led
#10687 to ask asked
#10688 you’ll you
#10689 of relating to
#10690 Lack a lack
#10691 srilanka Sri Lanka
#10692 a child children
#10693 it 's it's
#10694 eyes eye
#10695 can’t are unable to
#10696 rows row
#10697 Jan January of
#10698 lions lion's
#10699 some several
#10700 adviced advised