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
#1601 breath breathe
#1602 you've you
#1603 advanced advance
#1604 fill feel
#1605 midterm mid-term
#1606 exited excited
#1607 will should
#1608 ever every
#1609 realy really
#1610 don’t didn’t
#1611 000$ 000
#1612 Looking I'm looking
#1613 statement statements
#1614 in an
#1615 getting being
#1616 produce produced
#1617 updated update
#1618 mins minutes
#1619 depend depends
#1620 data base database
#1621 words word
#1622 months month
#1623 Aug August
#1624 environment environmental
#1625 in at a
#1626 it if
#1627 tell told
#1628 1000 1 000
#1629 function functions
#1630 strength strengths
#1631 favourite favorite
#1632 make create
#1633 dont doesn't
#1634 ppl people
#1635 may could
#1636 scheduled schedule
#1637 helps helped
#1638 no where nowhere
#1639 enable enables
#1640 mother mother's
#1641 Wish Wishing
#1642 Hilary Hillary
#1643 15 15th
#1644 have am
#1645 career careers
#1646 improve improved
#1647 came comes
#1648 doesnt doesn't
#1649 Beside Besides
#1650 recommendation recommendations
#1651 What What's
#1652 address addressed
#1653 going go
#1654 department departments
#1655 a per
#1656 during in
#1657 i cant I can't
#1658 kids children
#1659 Jun June
#1660 11am 11 a m
#1661 culture cultures
#1662 believed believe
#1663 have has a
#1664 would do
#1665 myself I
#1666 representative representatives
#1667 drivers driver's
#1668 that if
#1669 get obtain
#1670 expected expect
#1671 to I
#1672 leaves leave
#1673 s a
#1674 remain remains
#1675 organization organizational
#1676 driver driver's
#1677 forget forgot
#1678 reduce reduced
#1679 any an
#1680 grab grabbed
#1681 pull pulled
#1682 counseling counselling
#1683 every each
#1684 some times sometimes
#1685 17 17th
#1686 as of
#1687 experienced experience
#1688 be is
#1689 likes like
#1690 then the the
#1691 become becoming
#1692 easy easily
#1693 eachother each other
#1694 organize organized
#1695 process processed
#1696 start begin
#1697 numbers number
#1698 description descriptions
#1699 done made
#1700 is of