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 and when When
#1002 seem seems
#1003 uses use
#1004 Hunnicut Hunnicutt
#1005 this a
#1006 to until
#1007 sign signed
#1008 resume résumé
#1009 option options
#1010 in regards with regard
#1011 up to date up-to-date
#1012 Next The next
#1013 looks look
#1014 a per
#1015 went go
#1016 consist consists
#1017 also and
#1018 had been was
#1019 enjoy enjoyed
#1020 The 'The
#1021 did made
#1022 Nov November
#1023 forwards forward
#1024 and It
#1025 taking take
#1026 add added
#1027 and while
#1028 od of
#1029 quick quickly
#1030 As the The
#1031 are was
#1032 nor or
#1033 fix fixed
#1034 a as a
#1035 amount amounts
#1036 and you You
#1037 have has a
#1038 nothing anything
#1039 being be
#1040 gets get
#1041 requires require
#1042 that so
#1043 we and
#1044 called call
#1045 Secondly Second
#1046 others others'
#1047 introduce introduced
#1048 i e that is
#1049 took take
#1050 practise practice
#1051 person people
#1052 is will
#1053 equipments equipment
#1054 tool tools
#1055 show showed
#1056 allow allowed
#1057 amount number
#1058 your my
#1059 advise advised
#1060 that what
#1061 interview interviews
#1062 transfer transferred
#1063 involve involved
#1064 contribution contributions
#1065 anymore any more
#1066 needs needed
#1067 if when
#1068 project project's
#1069 emails email
#1070 moment moments
#1071 short term short-term
#1072 say says
#1073 started starts
#1074 that they
#1075 course courses
#1076 difference differences
#1077 ways way
#1078 promise promised
#1079 mothers mother's
#1080 Main The main
#1081 he it
#1082 him he
#1083 bases basis
#1084 follow followed
#1085 while when
#1086 when that
#1087 a at
#1088 hear heard
#1089 I m I'm
#1090 interesting interested
#1091 and on
#1092 what ever whatever
#1093 receive receiving
#1094 their his
#1095 The In the
#1096 regulation regulations
#1097 create creating
#1098 activity activities
#1099 20 twenty
#1100 ones one's