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 drivers driver's
#1202 up out
#1203 years years'
#1204 But the The
#1205 Hunnicut Hunnicutt
#1206 it's it was
#1207 that of
#1208 tool tools
#1209 cause caused
#1210 give giving
#1211 develop developed
#1212 results result
#1213 factor factors
#1214 30pm 30 p m
#1215 tried try
#1216 know known
#1217 I'll I'd
#1218 month month's
#1219 to about
#1220 a my
#1221 as that
#1222 unit units
#1223 as to
#1224 contribution contributions
#1225 you'll you
#1226 too as well
#1227 started start
#1228 thought taught
#1229 by for
#1230 finished finish
#1231 reasons reason
#1232 ( [
#1233 on at the
#1234 create creating
#1235 lesson lessons
#1236 filed field
#1237 practice practices
#1238 companies company's
#1239 real really
#1240 big large
#1241 to towards
#1242 effected affected
#1243 step by step step-by-step
#1244 may can
#1245 education educational
#1246 everytime every time
#1247 am have
#1248 theses these
#1249 believe believed
#1250 apology apologies
#1251 so as
#1252 is :
#1253 Was It was
#1254 minutes minute
#1255 practise practice
#1256 kids kids'
#1257 Main The main
#1258 Morning Good morning
#1259 to a
#1260 person person's
#1261 weeks week's
#1262 damage damaged
#1263 offer offered
#1264 done completed
#1265 through in
#1266 child children
#1267 did had
#1268 weakness weaknesses
#1269 fathers father's
#1270 the english English
#1271 would have had
#1272 have do
#1273 4th fourth
#1274 fell feel
#1275 communications communication
#1276 a and a
#1277 starts start
#1278 list lists
#1279 will do
#1280 and at
#1281 date dates
#1282 Congratulation Congratulations
#1283 socialisation socialization
#1284 on as to
#1285 a of
#1286 became become
#1287 doesnt doesn't
#1288 state states
#1289 changed change
#1290 a as
#1291 receive receiving
#1292 possible possibly
#1293 pattern patterns
#1294 bring brings
#1295 and who
#1296 mistake mistakes
#1297 driver driver's
#1298 to work working
#1299 others other's
#1300 scientist scientists