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
#17001 prevention preventive
#17002 specialized specializes
#17003 But For
#17004 to implement implementing
#17005 nessary necessary
#17006 Worry Worrying
#17007 reques request
#17008 get help
#17009 change had changed
#17010 genetically defined genetically-defined
#17011 this past last
#17012 makes gives
#17013 head board headboard
#17014 help helping to
#17015 this reason these reasons
#17016 Post the post
#17017 utilisation utilization
#17018 presents presented
#17019 consents consent
#17020 lock in lock-in
#17021 the word words
#17022 or on
#17023 out comes outcomes
#17024 reinforces reinforce
#17025 sisters sister
#17026 which can that will
#17027 are that
#17028 pint point
#17029 yr your
#17030 super busy super-busy
#17031 George George's
#17032 ( in
#17033 Please Could you please
#17034 hey they
#17035 And Also I
#17036 Year the year
#17037 Nun’s nuns
#17038 it with it
#17039 financing finance
#17040 comblutense Complutense
#17041 fails failed
#17042 Beginning Begin
#17043 newer new
#17044 0
#17045 forced force
#17046 to very
#17047 distribute distributed
#17048 showed displayed
#17049 competitors competitor's
#17050 stiffnesses stiffness
#17051 go turn
#17052 Tattoo's Tattoos
#17053 awake awaken
#17054 scared afraid
#17055 coorect correct
#17056 Enjoyed I enjoyed
#17057 kissed kiss
#17058 initiators initiator's
#17059 customer specific customer-specific
#17060 were when
#17061 Now At the moment
#17062 Hear Hope to hear
#17063 expel example
#17064 neuron neurons
#17065 Million dollar million dollars
#17066 horrors horror
#17067 costumer customers
#17068 stay be staying
#17069 English speaking English-speaking
#17070 came became
#17071 subtly subtlety
#17072 Week The week
#17073 controlled control
#17074 instruction instruct
#17075 recall remember
#17076 now the
#17077 on starting to start
#17078 Sine Since
#17079 obtain obtains
#17080 free freedom
#17081 real person
#17082 became had become
#17083 was taking needed to take
#17084 dont does not
#17085 synthesis synthesizing
#17086 patient’s patients'
#17087 gun guns
#17088 pursued pursue
#17089 you’re you are
#17090 under at
#17091 operative operating
#17092 fm from
#17093 concider consider
#17094 how How do
#17095 Then there There
#17096 among with
#17097 incredible incredibly
#17098 cognizance knowledge
#17099 when you to
#17100 I'm I will be