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
#1701 slow slowly
#1702 I m I'm
#1703 Sept September
#1704 ways way
#1705 I you
#1706 seller sellers
#1707 well known well-known
#1708 leave leaves
#1709 as because
#1710 communication communications
#1711 fee fees
#1712 replace replaced
#1713 aging ageing
#1714 direction directions
#1715 apology apologies
#1716 text texts
#1717 see saw
#1718 attitude attitudes
#1719 Was I was
#1720 better best
#1721 thought though
#1722 so as
#1723 trend trends
#1724 applied apply
#1725 technique techniques
#1726 sheet sheets
#1727 happen happens
#1728 house houses
#1729 a at
#1730 end ended
#1731 walk through walkthrough
#1732 wanted wants
#1733 his her
#1734 section sections
#1735 email emailed
#1736 of a
#1737 months month's
#1738 on call on-call
#1739 is of
#1740 there it
#1741 sport sports
#1742 tomorrow tomorrow's
#1743 she who
#1744 patient patience
#1745 African American African-American
#1746 26 26th
#1747 invite invitation
#1748 web site website
#1749 acknowledge acknowledged
#1750 believe believes
#1751 states stated
#1752 He The teacher
#1753 Also we We
#1754 amongst among
#1755 been be
#1756 Only The only
#1757 p m pm
#1758 having has
#1759 big large
#1760 through by
#1761 if in case
#1762 support supports
#1763 stage stages
#1764 bachelor bachelor's
#1765 Sep September
#1766 creates create
#1767 transaction transactions
#1768 we they
#1769 the those
#1770 ”said ” said
#1771 trail trial
#1772 am have
#1773 so very
#1774 increase increasing
#1775 ask asks
#1776 ( :
#1777 off on
#1778 Residents Residents'
#1779 st at
#1780 emails email
#1781 are being
#1782 t to
#1783 put putting
#1784 on during
#1785 the with
#1786 needed required
#1787 put puts
#1788 becouse because
#1789 go to go-to
#1790 11 eleven
#1791 update updates
#1792 one 1
#1793 alos also
#1794 talk speak
#1795 schools school
#1796 So please Please
#1797 you gotta you've got to
#1798 months months'
#1799 reflect reflects
#1800 to about

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