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
#13701 storm storms
#13702 our selfs ourselves
#13703 conform confirm
#13704 highlights highlight
#13705 one month one-month
#13706 rest remainder
#13707 to try trying
#13708 found felt
#13709 I'll I can
#13710 lip lips
#13711 spreadsheet spreadsheets
#13712 miss have missed
#13713 promoting promotion
#13714 don’t can’t
#13715 Englis English
#13716 hotel hotel's
#13717 for the on
#13718 15 15am
#13719 traning training
#13720 For my My
#13721 leg legs
#13722 haven't had not
#13723 costing costings
#13724 see are seeing
#13725 PDF PDFs
#13726 surprise surprises
#13727 acting act
#13728 couch coach
#13729 Control The control
#13730 adds added
#13731 as in such as
#13732 a lot of much
#13733 felt feeling
#13734 coming comes
#13735 to start starting
#13736 colored black
#13737 suggested suggests
#13738 came became
#13739 through throw
#13740 so let Let
#13741 secretarian secretary
#13742 at At the
#13743 doors doors'
#13744 luxury luxurious
#13745 mices mice
#13746 colors colours
#13747 short- term short-term
#13748 drinks drink
#13749 probable probably
#13750 joke jokes
#13751 17 th 17th
#13752 coverages coverage
#13753 one night one-night
#13754 a meeting meetings
#13755 tokes tokens
#13756 making doing
#13757 there them
#13758 water borne waterborne
#13759 Net internet
#13760 injustices injustice
#13761 with and a
#13762 Jennifer Jennifer's
#13763 10pm 10 pm
#13764 aircrafts aircraft
#13765 easiest earliest
#13766 grows grew
#13767 are having will have
#13768 students the students'
#13769 Israel the Israeli
#13770 development developing
#13771 the earth Earth
#13772 characteristics characteristic
#13773 shortly soon
#13774 45am 45 AM
#13775 Driver The driver
#13776 role position
#13777 C-fibers c-fiber
#13778 compare when compared
#13779 wall well
#13780 needing needs
#13781 had hard
#13782 fairytale fairy tale
#13783 when you to
#13784 70 seventy
#13785 lack lacked
#13786 you are I am
#13787 ethnic ethnicity
#13788 off the shelf off-the-shelf
#13789 patient’s patients'
#13790 African American African-Americans
#13791 10am 10 : 00am
#13792 Oxley/ Australian Oxley/Australian
#13793 one bedroom one-bedroom
#13794 now are
#13795 4 hour 4-hour
#13796 deduction deductions
#13797 starring staring
#13798 coming to come
#13799 have has had
#13800 For for a