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 to about
#1202 lesson lessons
#1203 that of
#1204 would have had
#1205 give giving
#1206 play played
#1207 Was It was
#1208 family families
#1209 their her
#1210 makes made
#1211 him it
#1212 benefit benefits
#1213 colour color
#1214 in on a
#1215 opened open
#1216 support supports
#1217 I'll I will
#1218 was have been
#1219 will do
#1220 be are
#1221 than from
#1222 on over
#1223 would be are
#1224 to for the
#1225 bachelor bachelor's
#1226 with in within
#1227 gets got
#1228 relation relationship
#1229 keep keeps
#1230 fb Facebook
#1231 where that
#1232 by for
#1233 professional professionals
#1234 choice choices
#1235 could will
#1236 mistake mistakes
#1237 approach approached
#1238 finished finish
#1239 @ at
#1240 so such a
#1241 as that
#1242 weakness weaknesses
#1243 no one no-one
#1244 is the
#1245 arrive arrived
#1246 reasons reason
#1247 story stories
#1248 sing sign
#1249 on to onto
#1250 at by
#1251 you'll you
#1252 effected affected
#1253 years years'
#1254 fell feel
#1255 country countries
#1256 to can
#1257 well known well-known
#1258 thing think
#1259 you ! You
#1260 be been
#1261 doesn't didn't
#1262 of between
#1263 environment environments
#1264 hands on hands-on
#1265 customer customer's
#1266 I’ve I
#1267 in through
#1268 they are it is
#1269 received/ deemed received/deemed
#1270 ( [
#1271 a as
#1272 who which
#1273 Helo Hello
#1274 and at
#1275 fathers father's
#1276 education educational
#1277 seem seemed
#1278 power point PowerPoint
#1279 computer computers
#1280 agreed agree
#1281 friends friend's
#1282 comparing compared
#1283 damage damaged
#1284 so called so-called
#1285 may can
#1286 unit units
#1287 is :
#1288 30pm 30 p m
#1289 starts start
#1290 exist exists
#1291 drivers driver's
#1292 thought though
#1293 tow two
#1294 were have been
#1295 benefits benefit
#1296 it's it was
#1297 spoke spoken
#1298 release released
#1299 so please Please
#1300 role roles