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
#1301 you you'll
#1302 appreciate appreciated
#1303 and that That
#1304 what's what
#1305 which what
#1306 you to
#1307 tried try
#1308 on upon
#1309 gets got
#1310 30am 30 am
#1311 keep keeps
#1312 Aug August
#1313 so as
#1314 are was
#1315 a I
#1316 after following
#1317 questions question
#1318 cuz because
#1319 forward forwarded
#1320 updated update
#1321 continue continuing
#1322 text texts
#1323 patient patient's
#1324 any one anyone
#1325 background backgrounds
#1326 don’t do not
#1327 direct directly
#1328 like that
#1329 lots a lot
#1330 manger manager
#1331 weakness weaknesses
#1332 I'll I'd
#1333 systems system
#1334 to toward
#1335 head heads
#1336 loves love
#1337 afterwards afterward
#1338 are or
#1339 make up make-up
#1340 drivers driver's
#1341 hear heard
#1342 you ! You
#1343 23 23rd
#1344 plays play
#1345 example examples
#1346 phone phones
#1347 while whilst
#1348 doctor doctor's
#1349 continue continues
#1350 right correct
#1351 or our
#1352 one on
#1353 Per As per
#1354 that a
#1355 a this
#1356 you me
#1357 off on
#1358 were have been
#1359 shall will
#1360 check checks
#1361 and She
#1362 because that
#1363 heart hearts
#1364 started start
#1365 ppl people
#1366 to about
#1367 be been
#1368 allow allowed
#1369 child children
#1370 different difference
#1371 schedule schedules
#1372 start-ups startups
#1373 about with
#1374 pick picked
#1375 Im I am
#1376 colour color
#1377 lost loss
#1378 evidences evidence
#1379 it's it was
#1380 they it
#1381 equipments equipment
#1382 when while
#1383 wanted wants
#1384 16 16th
#1385 peoples people
#1386 than from
#1387 fathers father's
#1388 though although
#1389 have get
#1390 leave left
#1391 is it it is
#1392 meeting meet
#1393 going go
#1394 any an
#1395 payment payments
#1396 prepare prepared
#1397 travelling traveling
#1398 you one
#1399 users users'
#1400 card cards

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