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
#1001 Sorry Apologies
#1002 to work working
#1003 clients clients'
#1004 if is
#1005 know known
#1006 doctors doctor's
#1007 effect affect
#1008 we we're
#1009 I’m I was
#1010 mother mother's
#1011 send sending
#1012 and my My
#1013 in regards to regarding
#1014 then and
#1015 I’ve I have
#1016 don’t doesn’t
#1017 discussion discussions
#1018 theses these
#1019 mothers mother's
#1020 kinda kind of
#1021 aspect aspects
#1022 don’t didn’t
#1023 quite quiet
#1024 in about
#1025 consist consists
#1026 ways way
#1027 yourself you
#1028 it is is it
#1029 opinion opinions
#1030 an any
#1031 things thing
#1032 lots a lot
#1033 Feb February
#1034 contents content
#1035 apology apologies
#1036 location locations
#1037 Just I'm just
#1038 interesting interested
#1039 thier their
#1040 benefits benefit
#1041 man men
#1042 shall will
#1043 we you
#1044 days day
#1045 standard standards
#1046 makes made
#1047 affect effect
#1048 state states
#1049 we they
#1050 companies company's
#1051 had was
#1052 focus focuses
#1053 the of
#1054 being be
#1055 end to end end-to-end
#1056 advise advised
#1057 taking take
#1058 Btw By the way
#1059 than that
#1060 it's it has
#1061 follow followed
#1062 his its
#1063 emails email
#1064 transfer transferred
#1065 of a
#1066 The 'The
#1067 belive believe
#1068 build building
#1069 a lot of many
#1070 and We
#1071 Me and my My
#1072 what how
#1073 it’s is
#1074 serious seriously
#1075 continues continue
#1076 would be are
#1077 don’t do not
#1078 as when
#1079 seem seemed
#1080 while when
#1081 I m I'm
#1082 every one everyone
#1083 went go
#1084 fast quickly
#1085 follow-up follow up
#1086 todays today's
#1087 procedure procedures
#1088 problems problem
#1089 return returned
#1090 action actions
#1091 lesson lessons
#1092 part time part-time
#1093 cause caused
#1094 though although
#1095 to for the
#1096 risk risks
#1097 was have been
#1098 don't do not
#1099 student’s students'
#1100 Beside Besides