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
#17301 openning opening
#17302 residental residential
#17303 has and I have
#17304 stick sticks
#17305 od is
#17306 especial special
#17307 I’m not I don't
#17308 that's that have
#17309 was will
#17310 to that we can
#17311 wok work
#17312 slaves slave
#17313 awards award submissions
#17314 derive derives
#17315 ray x x-ray
#17316 whish wish
#17317 assistance assisting
#17318 She when she
#17319 Survey The survey
#17320 efficiencies efficiency
#17321 so really
#17322 continuous continued
#17323 What's Once
#17324 use have
#17325 really real
#17326 dimensions dimension
#17327 Will you please Please
#17328 because for
#17329 and We will
#17330 such a so
#17331 art works artworks
#17332 it it It
#17333 proves shows
#17334 bot not
#17335 self centered self-centered
#17336 pharmacist pharmacists
#17337 it the dog
#17338 me this
#17339 her that she
#17340 whould would
#17341 –we – we
#17342 my some
#17343 correlation correlations
#17344 well planned well-planned
#17345 prioritize priorities
#17346 till and continues until
#17347 get’s gets
#17348 since for the past
#17349 today the
#17350 budge budget
#17351 pet friendly pet-friendly
#17352 tax taxed
#17353 enviorment environment
#17354 height heights
#17355 paycheck paychecks
#17356 last day yesterday
#17357 great grandfather great-grandfather
#17358 stared start
#17359 so it can to
#17360 to can I
#17361 once Once the
#17362 check-list checklist
#17363 that about the
#17364 flexible flexibility
#17365 publics public
#17366 want prefer
#17367 scar scars
#17368 registration registrations
#17369 attempts attempted
#17370 proffesor Professor
#17371 having gaining
#17372 disk disks
#17373 for replacing to replace
#17374 ahs has
#17375 itmes items
#17376 river rivers
#17377 percentages percentage
#17378 the y they
#17379 transferred transfer
#17380 reduces reduced
#17381 allowing allowed
#17382 at the time when
#17383 fiction fictional
#17384 ability Be able
#17385 snatch snatched
#17386 Olympic the Olympics
#17387 600 six hundred
#17388 Ive I have
#17389 The life Life
#17390 – you You
#17391 offer invite
#17392 possibile possible
#17393 last previous
#17394 heart felt heartfelt
#17395 to today to
#17396 know learn about
#17397 reflections reflection
#17398 like have liked
#17399 1000 W 1000W
#17400 maintenance maintain