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
#1101 lots a lot
#1102 went go
#1103 think thought
#1104 serious seriously
#1105 had was
#1106 Secondly Second
#1107 sign signed
#1108 fall fell
#1109 don’t didn’t
#1110 was have been
#1111 kinda kind of
#1112 travelling traveling
#1113 interview interviews
#1114 on upon
#1115 what ever whatever
#1116 their his
#1117 i I have
#1118 that they
#1119 deliver delivered
#1120 advise advised
#1121 i will I would
#1122 Sept September
#1123 gets get
#1124 fast quickly
#1125 taking taken
#1126 sport sports
#1127 confirm confirmed
#1128 Looking I am looking
#1129 one on one one-on-one
#1130 cause caused
#1131 fulfil fulfill
#1132 have be
#1133 I m I'm
#1134 has as
#1135 the of
#1136 of if
#1137 short term short-term
#1138 as that
#1139 that what
#1140 asks asked
#1141 took take
#1142 environment environments
#1143 thought taught
#1144 users users'
#1145 mins minutes
#1146 will could
#1147 too as well
#1148 a at
#1149 education educational
#1150 their her
#1151 seem seemed
#1152 is his
#1153 It She
#1154 loves love
#1155 mother mother's
#1156 manage managed
#1157 problems problem
#1158 with in within
#1159 thing think
#1160 location locations
#1161 and on
#1162 sale sell
#1163 started start
#1164 and / or and/or
#1165 weeks week's
#1166 I 'I
#1167 and when
#1168 exist exists
#1169 country countries
#1170 informations information
#1171 and She
#1172 planing planning
#1173 record records
#1174 incase in case
#1175 for the
#1176 because that
#1177 mean time meantime
#1178 give giving
#1179 adult adults
#1180 called call
#1181 have did
#1182 continue continuing
#1183 relation relationship
#1184 Miss Ms
#1185 colour color
#1186 to about
#1187 while whilst
#1188 makes made
#1189 patient patient's
#1190 operation operations
#1191 than from
#1192 you'll you
#1193 it's it was
#1194 by for
#1195 did made
#1196 allow allowed
#1197 theres there's
#1198 persons person's
#1199 say says
#1200 family families