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
#11901 potato potatoes
#11902 define defined
#11903 switched switch
#11904 ill will
#11905 plays played
#11906 verse versus
#11907 correct correcting
#11908 energy efficient energy-efficient
#11909 10 minutes 10-minute
#11910 stone stones
#11911 expresso espresso
#11912 hotel hotel's
#11913 Club Club'
#11914 reported report
#11915 occuring occurring
#11916 powers power
#11917 calories calorie
#11918 int he in the
#11919 good kind
#11920 century centuries
#11921 seminar seminars
#11922 argues argue
#11923 the project it
#11924 To understand Understanding
#11925 now new
#11926 enviorment environment
#11927 code coded
#11928 followed follows
#11929 are should be
#11930 enlighten enlightened
#11931 climb climbed
#11932 to visit visiting
#11933 had done did
#11934 develoment development
#11935 send are sending
#11936 button buttons
#11937 Females Female's
#11938 then we We
#11939 can t can't
#11940 welcome free
#11941 finalised finalized
#11942 break broke
#11943 One On one
#11944 back” back
#11945 leaded led
#11946 curriculum curricula
#11947 aligment alignment
#11948 it it'
#11949 through-out throughout
#11950 then please
#11951 ballon balloon
#11952 tel telephone
#11953 Tenants The tenants
#11954 P Please PPlease
#11955 blind blinds
#11956 several many
#11957 Universe the universe
#11958 punch punches
#11959 At the The
#11960 short shorts
#11961 explore exploring
#11962 threw throw
#11963 for to make
#11964 draft drafted
#11965 apologize apology
#11966 promoting promote
#11967 frontline front line
#11968 abrupt abruptly
#11969 Up” Up
#11970 chase follow
#11971 for example such as
#11972 mail an email
#11973 born borne
#11974 getting making
#11975 On this This
#11976 children’s children
#11977 now that
#11978 employments employment
#11979 today’s today's
#11980 need needs a
#11981 hr hours
#11982 mornings morning's
#11983 Brittney Brittney's
#11984 eith with
#11985 introduces introduce
#11986 of improving to improve
#11987 replace replacing
#11988 I’m living I live
#11989 make enable
#11990 to the into
#11991 70-s seventies
#11992 devine divine
#11993 9am 9 : 00 a m
#11994 suprised surprised
#11995 Like For instance
#11996 articles article
#11997 me John
#11998 refuses refused
#11999 they’ve they have
#12000 commiting committing