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
#14501 increased increasing
#14502 self respect self-respect
#14503 who’s who
#14504 here is Here are
#14505 backward backwards
#14506 MTR M T R
#14507 to change changing
#14508 and allow allowing
#14509 went were
#14510 and/or and/ or
#14511 short shorter
#14512 John I
#14513 y you
#14514 profesional professional
#14515 proposition propositions
#14516 broken broke
#14517 on not
#14518 1800s 1800's
#14519 Little A little
#14520 serveral several
#14521 Personally I I personally
#14522 facilitate facilitating
#14523 UHI U H I
#14524 nodes node
#14525 Reciepts Receipts
#14526 stood stand
#14527 helping helpful
#14528 know see
#14529 to participate of participating
#14530 egg shells eggshells
#14531 lables labels
#14532 dispute disputes
#14533 homogenous homogeneous
#14534 okay 'Okay
#14535 for if you have
#14536 affect affecting
#14537 up-to-date up to date
#14538 required necessary
#14539 sec second
#14540 a bout about
#14541 contractors contractor
#14542 sends send
#14543 reserved reserve
#14544 hard copies hardcopies
#14545 Highly I highly
#14546 enclosed attached
#14547 have chosen chose
#14548 Because because the
#14549 pack packs
#14550 deem deemed
#14551 besides and
#14552 Total A total of
#14553 droped dropped
#14554 they was
#14555 at the during
#14556 and maybe Maybe
#14557 this the following
#14558 Acknowledgment Acknowledgement
#14559 and I have
#14560 to I could
#14561 sock socks
#14562 an your
#14563 veteran veterans
#14564 h R HR
#14565 She so she
#14566 ones’ one's
#14567 happens will happen
#14568 hear hears
#14569 city's cities
#14570 haunt hunt
#14571 tile title
#14572 pray prayed
#14573 girl woman
#14574 five star five-star
#14575 precaution precautions
#14576 south southern
#14577 honor honour
#14578 interact interacts
#14579 packages package
#14580 drank drunk
#14581 the result results
#14582 introduced introduce
#14583 of as a
#14584 execute executed
#14585 wrist wrists
#14586 Owner The owner
#14587 take be taken
#14588 proof reading proofreading
#14589 recognising recognizing
#14590 coul could
#14591 would’ve would have
#14592 For many Many
#14593 send sent the
#14594 goes will go
#14595 look at see
#14596 not rather than
#14597 A There are a
#14598 to you will
#14599 down time downtime
#14600 pleases please