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
#501 been being
#502 about for
#503 Would I would
#504 find finds
#505 week weeks
#506 looking look
#507 It’s It
#508 know knew
#509 artist artists
#510 respond response
#511 and the
#512 has was
#513 however but
#514 stop stopped
#515 Not I'm not
#516 a one
#517 are do
#518 job jobs
#519 anyway any way
#520 cause causes
#521 want would like
#522 another other
#523 it's is
#524 loose lose
#525 you they
#526 does did
#527 report reports
#528 was had been
#529 get be
#530 week week's
#531 notice noticed
#532 purpose purposes
#533 helps help
#534 includes include
#535 as to be
#536 May be Maybe
#537 sometime sometimes
#538 are will be
#539 don’t doesn’t
#540 by through
#541 is would be
#542 got get
#543 give provide
#544 here there
#545 at from
#546 did do
#547 I’ve I
#548 of that
#549 of at
#550 detail detailed

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