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
#12701 designers designer's
#12702 Americans Americans'
#12703 volunteer volunteers
#12704 Tried I tried
#12705 rapist rapists
#12706 in becoming to become
#12707 showcase showcased
#12708 must essential
#12709 by after
#12710 two year boy two-year-old
#12711 still remains
#12712 push pushing
#12713 eyes eye's
#12714 cos cost
#12715 Due to the The
#12716 purposive purpose
#12717 Spanish Spain
#12718 pretended pretend
#12719 follow follows :
#12720 what any
#12721 in are on
#12722 have make a
#12723 was wanting wanted
#12724 complements compliments
#12725 excising exercising
#12726 determined determination
#12727 leaves left
#12728 bigmack a Big Mac
#12729 to they would
#12730 middle class middle-class
#12731 audio recorded audio-recorded
#12732 They are Are they
#12733 It has There are
#12734 to handle for handling
#12735 have and has
#12736 went when
#12737 regarding with regard to
#12738 thoreaus Thoreau's
#12739 there fore Therefore
#12740 i go I went
#12741 are specialized specialize
#12742 another any other
#12743 risk taking risk-taking
#12744 himself herself
#12745 since for the
#12746 realise realised
#12747 were going went
#12748 and yesterday Yesterday
#12749 effective effectively
#12750 2 the 2nd
#12751 districts district's
#12752 he's he'd
#12753 love ! Love
#12754 five star five-star
#12755 criterias criteria
#12756 team the
#12757 Becos Because
#12758 walking walked
#12759 mid portion mid-portion
#12760 that's that was
#12761 English speaking English-speaking
#12762 has become is
#12763 excercised exercised
#12764 chewing gum it
#12765 answeres answers
#12766 every body everybody
#12767 cam can
#12768 replied reply
#12769 and the ! The
#12770 12 p m 12pm
#12771 suicides suicide
#12772 Helloo Hello
#12773 raw row
#12774 to also
#12775 12 percent 12%
#12776 Huge I'm a huge
#12777 favor favour
#12778 is should
#12779 shopper shoppers
#12780 do you to
#12781 e g such as
#12782 truth true
#12783 AT & T AT&T
#12784 resolutions resolution
#12785 summarize summarized
#12786 Britain British
#12787 shoul should
#12788 urgent urgently
#12789 controlled control
#12790 harassed harass
#12791 co-ordinating coordinating
#12792 we just Just
#12793 is been was
#12794 elder older
#12795 specified specify
#12796 engineer engineering
#12797 And then we We
#12798 renewed renewing
#12799 newer new
#12800 very much extremely