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 requires require
#1202 I we
#1203 we you
#1204 well-being wellbeing
#1205 fb Facebook
#1206 web site website
#1207 since from
#1208 African American African-American
#1209 heart hearts
#1210 develop developed
#1211 different difference
#1212 are was
#1213 keep keeps
#1214 to can
#1215 child children
#1216 filed field
#1217 00pm 00 p m
#1218 keep kept
#1219 hear heard
#1220 pervious previous
#1221 date dates
#1222 bad badly
#1223 double check double-check
#1224 tried try
#1225 have has a
#1226 so as
#1227 which where
#1228 being is
#1229 from since
#1230 wanted wants
#1231 post posts
#1232 yo you
#1233 on over
#1234 as of
#1235 saw see
#1236 @ at
#1237 of between
#1238 kids kids'
#1239 charge charged
#1240 agreed agree
#1241 at during
#1242 seems seemed
#1243 master master's
#1244 which what
#1245 is going to will
#1246 sound sounds
#1247 actions action
#1248 review reviewed
#1249 belief beliefs
#1250 effort efforts
#1251 15 fifteen
#1252 in on a
#1253 side sides
#1254 we we're
#1255 clients client's
#1256 and it which
#1257 he he's
#1258 power point PowerPoint
#1259 comparing compared
#1260 but the The
#1261 after following
#1262 everytime every time
#1263 would do
#1264 it’s is
#1265 opened open
#1266 damage damaged
#1267 s a
#1268 and who
#1269 amount number
#1270 ended ending
#1271 is it it is
#1272 fund funds
#1273 here hear
#1274 affect affects
#1275 plays play
#1276 be been
#1277 who which
#1278 defiantly definitely
#1279 person person's
#1280 real really
#1281 Assitant Assistant
#1282 text texts
#1283 of in the
#1284 benefit benefits
#1285 session sessions
#1286 You Do you
#1287 foods food
#1288 possible possibly
#1289 providing provide
#1290 that of
#1291 seems seem
#1292 through in
#1293 done completed
#1294 list lists
#1295 Was It was
#1296 forwards forward
#1297 finished finish
#1298 p m pm
#1299 student’s students'
#1300 her their