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
#1401 patient patient's
#1402 location locations
#1403 date dates
#1404 approach approached
#1405 said says
#1406 became become
#1407 computer computers
#1408 factor factors
#1409 friends friend's
#1410 highschool high school
#1411 is :
#1412 for the
#1413 as for
#1414 mean time meantime
#1415 who which
#1416 of between
#1417 manager managers
#1418 dollar dollars
#1419 a I
#1420 Congratulation Congratulations
#1421 systems system
#1422 any an
#1423 play played
#1424 results result
#1425 his he is
#1426 driver driver's
#1427 Main The main
#1428 happened happen
#1429 clients client's
#1430 doing do
#1431 after following
#1432 stage stages
#1433 card cards
#1434 try trying
#1435 mechanism mechanisms
#1436 send sends
#1437 since because
#1438 straight forward straightforward
#1439 put puts
#1440 well-being wellbeing
#1441 starts start
#1442 to toward
#1443 to we
#1444 pattern patterns
#1445 be is
#1446 find finding
#1447 is the
#1448 '
#1449 effected affected
#1450 and at
#1451 understood understand
#1452 will do
#1453 As we We
#1454 on as to
#1455 organization organizational
#1456 that for which
#1457 the english English
#1458 feel feels
#1459 high quality high-quality
#1460 moms mom's
#1461 probelms problems
#1462 practice practices
#1463 a to
#1464 presentation presentations
#1465 breath breathe
#1466 set up set-up
#1467 Am I am
#1468 practise practice
#1469 others other's
#1470 play plays
#1471 fell feel
#1472 Last The last
#1473 that if
#1474 fund funds
#1475 me you
#1476 numbers number
#1477 or for
#1478 in an
#1479 shall I I should
#1480 he he's
#1481 he's his
#1482 Also the The
#1483 posible possible
#1484 a and a
#1485 important importantly
#1486 is going to will
#1487 so called so-called
#1488 choice choices
#1489 scheduled schedule
#1490 a as
#1491 was would be
#1492 something anything
#1493 they it
#1494 in through
#1495 he he/she
#1496 it’s is
#1497 recommendation recommendations
#1498 customer customer's
#1499 Thx Thanks
#1500 illness illnesses