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
#10901 button buttons
#10902 'cos i because I
#10903 recieving receiving
#10904 kid's kids'
#10905 Would you please Please
#10906 have understood understand
#10907 whos who is
#10908 is wanting wants
#10909 pasted past
#10910 fasade facade
#10911 utilised utilized
#10912 Have Do you have
#10913 for lowering to lower the
#10914 to conduct conducting
#10915 if If it
#10916 marune maroon
#10917 watched watching
#10918 believe think
#10919 replied reply
#10920 prestige prestigious
#10921 genetically defined genetically-defined
#10922 close-door a closed door
#10923 considering considered
#10924 3 the three
#10925 explore exploring
#10926 I’ve I had
#10927 relived relieved
#10928 24 hours 24-hour
#10929 been to be
#10930 have gave
#10931 shall I to
#10932 with at a
#10933 dectives detectives
#10934 finf find
#10935 lunched launched
#10936 scheduled planned
#10937 excercised exercised
#10938 Friday Fridays
#10939 attache attach
#10940 outlet outlets
#10941 folder folders
#10942 to hear in hearing
#10943 in work working
#10944 drafted draft
#10945 achievements achievement
#10946 in a with
#10947 unrightous unrighteous
#10948 when the
#10949 hurted hurt
#10950 aren't weren't
#10951 didn't want nothing don't want anything
#10952 centre centres
#10953 sore store
#10954 and together with
#10955 as how As
#10956 things thing is
#10957 postdoc post-doc
#10958 preorder pre-order
#10959 out comes outcomes
#10960 And then we We
#10961 just was
#10962 extinguisher extinguishers
#10963 your are you're
#10964 aimed aims
#10965 envelop envelope
#10966 handled handling
#10967 middle class middle-class
#10968 400 W 400W
#10969 galileos telscope Galileo's telescope
#10970 well ! Well
#10971 tumour tumor
#10972 actuality reality
#10973 tissues tissue
#10974 believes believed
#10975 This and this
#10976 individuals/ companies individuals/companies
#10977 ships chips
#10978 seading sending
#10979 Colleciton collection
#10980 can be able to
#10981 I invite inviting
#10982 took used
#10983 pay play
#10984 Cheif Chief
#10985 third world third-world
#10986 …your Your
#10987 wide-range wide range
#10988 percussions repercussions
#10989 Just want I just wanted
#10990 manipulator manipulative
#10991 Semillon Semillion
#10992 incidence incident
#10993 Due to the The
#10994 to receive receiving
#10995 isolate isolated
#10996 3-minute three-minute
#10997 do be
#10998 picked chose
#10999 that to get
#11000 transferor transferer