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 years years'
#1102 enter entered
#1103 Main The main
#1104 fathers father's
#1105 will do
#1106 results result
#1107 wish hope
#1108 mechanism mechanisms
#1109 got had
#1110 sing sign
#1111 its her
#1112 since from
#1113 It’s It
#1114 opened open
#1115 took take
#1116 risk risks
#1117 dream dreams
#1118 citizen citizens
#1119 see sees
#1120 doesn't didn't
#1121 theres there's
#1122 is :
#1123 support supports
#1124 agreed agree
#1125 a at
#1126 looks look
#1127 up out
#1128 stage stages
#1129 play played
#1130 depends depending
#1131 todays today's
#1132 matter matters
#1133 by for
#1134 hands on hands-on
#1135 gets got
#1136 that's that
#1137 their his
#1138 for as
#1139 too also
#1140 she he
#1141 believe believed
#1142 factor factors
#1143 it and
#1144 i  I
#1145 keep keeps
#1146 develop developed
#1147 makes made
#1148 well known well-known
#1149 quick quickly
#1150 last past
#1151 As When
#1152 practise practice
#1153 comparing compared
#1154 their her
#1155 high quality high-quality
#1156 the them
#1157 record records
#1158 you me
#1159 send sends
#1160 do due
#1161 activity activities
#1162 power point PowerPoint
#1163 changed change
#1164 so as
#1165 family families
#1166 bring bringing
#1167 ect etc
#1168 text texts
#1169 an any
#1170 amongst among
#1171 feel feels
#1172 have be
#1173 as has
#1174 thing think
#1175 regret regretted
#1176 receive receiving
#1177 friends friend's
#1178 saw see
#1179 payed paid
#1180 I’ve I
#1181 benefit benefits
#1182 part time part-time
#1183 comment comments
#1184 Was It was
#1185 him he
#1186 in regards with regard
#1187 letting let
#1188 guest guests
#1189 arrive arrived
#1190 computer computers
#1191 The 'The
#1192 and along with
#1193 country countries
#1194 person person's
#1195 get become
#1196 I'll I'd
#1197 colour color
#1198 environment environments
#1199 video videos
#1200 projects project