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
#11601 possiable possible
#11602 volunteering volunteer
#11603 principal principals
#11604 ref reference
#11605 towards against
#11606 are providing provide
#11607 extreme extremely
#11608 self care self-care
#11609 colaboration collaboration
#11610 suicide suicidal
#11611 catch-up catch up
#11612 skill skilled
#11613 calling to call
#11614 exibition exhibition
#11615 lose loose
#11616 pocket pockets
#11617 advertise advertised
#11618 miss missing
#11619 Hell Hello
#11620 brain storm brainstorm
#11621 press pressed
#11622 work” work
#11623 progressing progress
#11624 remember recall
#11625 bomb bombs
#11626 don't ! Don't
#11627 pesticide pesticides
#11628 stick stuck
#11629 made up made-up
#11630 rebuild rebuilt
#11631 222 East Fourth Street 222EastFourthStreet
#11632 investors investor
#11633 50’s 50s
#11634 time moment
#11635 pains problems
#11636 interactive interaction
#11637 cancelled cancel
#11638 2017 2016
#11639 this things
#11640 solved solve
#11641 African-Americans African Americans
#11642 desired desire
#11643 litte little
#11644 have got
#11645 Second Seconded
#11646 chain chains
#11647 who She
#11648 have had an
#11649 dial in dial-in
#11650 program programming
#11651 for providing to provide
#11652 an a a
#11653 FAQ’s FAQ
#11654 Junger Junger's
#11655 trouble shoot troubleshoot
#11656 asleep to sleep
#11657 Donald’s Donalds
#11658 IT I T
#11659 rank ranks
#11660 before after
#11661 and hopefully Hopefully
#11662 one’s ones
#11663 align aligns
#11664 his self himself
#11665 constant constantly
#11666 grass fed grass-fed
#11667 promoting promote
#11668 got back returned
#11669 destroyed destroy
#11670 dispute disputes
#11671 on being to be
#11672 bad poor
#11673 cable cables
#11674 overcome overcame
#11675 reachout reach out
#11676 self themselves
#11677 Store The store
#11678 locker lockers
#11679 about into
#11680 40’s 40s
#11681 affect affecting
#11682 two thirds two-thirds
#11683 to be into
#11684 all nighters all-nighters
#11685 sin sins
#11686 have to 'have to'
#11687 descent decent
#11688 was could
#11689 distressed distress
#11690 able the ability
#11691 failed fell
#11692 join joins
#11693 who have with
#11694 nurse nurse's
#11695 garment garments
#11696 not instead of
#11697 cultural cultures
#11698 greet great
#11699 in by the
#11700 valued value