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
#16101 passed passing
#16102 it is as
#16103 specialize specializes
#16104 were will be
#16105 are had
#16106 Tokio Tokyo
#16107 Johny Johnny
#16108 Estimated The estimated
#16109 emended amended
#16110 over heard overheard
#16111 manufactory manufacturer
#16112 analyze analysis
#16113 Aid+CPR+ AED Aid+CPR+AED
#16114 whatever whichever
#16115 leaders attitude leaders' attitudes
#16116 asked ask for
#16117 year” year
#16118 easer easier
#16119 vice president vice-president
#16120 customer focused customer-focused
#16121 that the same
#16122 shirt shirts
#16123 has chosen chose
#16124 freedoms freedom
#16125 conferences conference
#16126 was a were
#16127 let have
#16128 expend expand
#16129 women woman's
#16130 buzy busy
#16131 wheat it
#16132 with who
#16133 get receive an
#16134 offert offer
#16135 04 4
#16136 happines happiness
#16137 which as it
#16138 fingerprint fingerprints
#16139 bus is buses are
#16140 had send sent
#16141 Of Out of
#16142 retain retaining
#16143 as just like
#16144 in understanding to understand
#16145 employees employers
#16146 Pease Piece
#16147 was would have been
#16148 plastics plastic
#16149 happy happiness
#16150 be continued continue
#16151 land landed
#16152 based on for
#16153 approve approving
#16154 Chirs Chris
#16155 T I P TIP
#16156 became were
#16157 following up follow-up
#16158 unbelievable unbelievably
#16159 29th 29
#16160 ‘am am
#16161 back to
#16162 delete deleting
#16163 thins things
#16164 genders gender
#16165 To how to
#16166 have been that were
#16167 whom it may concern Whom It May Concern :
#16168 Electricity The electricity
#16169 $2500 $2 500
#16170 creative create
#16171 negitive negative
#16172 Gruwell Gurwell
#16173 herbivore herbivores
#16174 Chek Check
#16175 windows the Windows
#16176 { [
#16177 conducts conduct
#16178 that will That would
#16179 themselves yourself
#16180 sing a longs sing-a-longs
#16181 explain describe
#16182 they help it helps
#16183 constrain constraint
#16184 19th century 19th-century
#16185 pay make
#16186 metter matter
#16187 minimize minimizing
#16188 creating creates
#16189 bottle bottles
#16190 cabinet cabinets
#16191 anti-slavery antislavery
#16192 It ” This
#16193 does whether
#16194 am wishing wish
#16195 Regading Regarding
#16196 admission the admissions
#16197 blackmale approach black male approached
#16198 begin being
#16199 couldn’t can’t
#16200 NN6 N N 6