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
#1201 what ever whatever
#1202 think thought
#1203 I m I'm
#1204 is being
#1205 of in the
#1206 he he's
#1207 tried try
#1208 charge charged
#1209 for the
#1210 short term short-term
#1211 introduce introduced
#1212 kinds kind
#1213 weather whether
#1214 advise advised
#1215 its his
#1216 every one everyone
#1217 persons people
#1218 see sees
#1219 she she's
#1220 dream dreams
#1221 while when
#1222 presentation presentations
#1223 Me and my My
#1224 You Do you
#1225 if on whether
#1226 as when
#1227 factor factors
#1228 co-workers coworkers
#1229 comparing compared
#1230 think thinks
#1231 went go
#1232 i I have
#1233 invite invitation
#1234 persons person's
#1235 questions question
#1236 African American African-American
#1237 months month
#1238 there’s there are
#1239 effort efforts
#1240 writting writing
#1241 a my
#1242 afterwards afterward
#1243 in on a
#1244 gets got
#1245 mistake mistakes
#1246 cuz because
#1247 reach reached
#1248 benefit benefits
#1249 things thing
#1250 web site website
#1251 colour color
#1252 come get
#1253 would do
#1254 shows showed
#1255 s a
#1256 make up make-up
#1257 12 12th
#1258 on upon
#1259 @ at
#1260 lots a lot
#1261 emails email
#1262 has as
#1263 will be am
#1264 while whilst
#1265 live lived
#1266 sale sell
#1267 20 20th
#1268 a lot of many
#1269 Btw By the way
#1270 phone phones
#1271 was have been
#1272 and on
#1273 role roles
#1274 what's what
#1275 text texts
#1276 are was
#1277 so as
#1278 a I
#1279 head heads
#1280 or our
#1281 deliver delivered
#1282 he he/she
#1283 and when
#1284 home homes
#1285 recommendation recommendations
#1286 a this
#1287 inputs input
#1288 and that That
#1289 you you'll
#1290 00am 00 am
#1291 offer offered
#1292 after following
#1293 topic topics
#1294 when while
#1295 opened open
#1296 from since
#1297 shall will
#1298 during in
#1299 but the The
#1300 platform platforms