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
#15501 seatbelts seat belts
#15502 suppose am supposed
#15503 sites site
#15504 over view overview
#15505 oil oils
#15506 chase chased
#15507 portal portals
#15508 eye opener eye-opener
#15509 cause causing
#15510 over around
#15511 some somewhat
#15512 documents documentation
#15513 a person someone
#15514 elections election
#15515 back end back-end
#15516 firms firm
#15517 men me
#15518 submitted submit it
#15519 rack track
#15520 neighbour neighbor
#15521 costing costs
#15522 yancy’ Yancy
#15523 how's how does
#15524 districts district's
#15525 expect expects
#15526 BookFair Book Fair
#15527 Cookies Cookie's
#15528 clarify clarifying
#15529 personell personnel
#15530 became came
#15531 2 $2
#15532 business business's
#15533 would wouldn't
#15534 eat eaten
#15535 Co What
#15536 emphasise emphasize
#15537 non working non-working
#15538 fall falling
#15539 Some For some
#15540 they're are
#15541 beneficiary beneficiary's
#15542 slow pace : slowly
#15543 uncles uncle's
#15544 theses headache these headaches
#15545 ambition ambitious
#15546 expiry expiration
#15547 mr saml surges Mr Sam'l Surges
#15548 growed grew
#15549 say saw
#15550 thur through
#15551 emeet meet
#15552 ‘’Jober’’ Jober
#15553 Perdiem per diem
#15554 to walk walking
#15555 an a a
#15556 non natives non-natives
#15557 Melanie Melanie's
#15558 Teresa Teresa's
#15559 fix fixing
#15560 CV CVs
#15561 In this During the
#15562 we are and
#15563 solved solve
#15564 make start
#15565 since starting
#15566 them theirs
#15567 in had
#15568 so much many
#15569 well ok Well okay
#15570 wished desired
#15571 Checking I'm checking
#15572 that wants who want
#15573 capacity building capacity-building
#15574 ship shipped
#15575 jobseekers job seekers
#15576 it is that's
#15577 so I could to
#15578 which was and
#15579 search research
#15580 to talk in talking
#15581 nonadherence non-adherence
#15582 you're they're
#15583 to sell for sale
#15584 is their
#15585 aim order
#15586 2 year old two-year-old
#15587 olympics the Olympics
#15588 Great It's great
#15589 on at the time of
#15590 6 5
#15591 dress dresses
#15592 be occurred occur
#15593 pleasze please
#15594 fueled fuelled
#15595 case by case case-by-case
#15596 resend re-send
#15597 looking looked
#15598 herion heroin
#15599 Caribbean” Caribbean
#15600 a s as