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
#19001 fingerspelling finger spelling
#19002 has do
#19003 well developed well-developed
#19004 Craiglist Craigslist
#19005 call phone
#19006 Dorthy Dorothy
#19007 6 week six-week
#19008 Tried I tried
#19009 the visit visits
#19010 buy buying a
#19011 ot not
#19012 committed committee
#19013 for checking to check
#19014 thanks & Thanks and
#19015 make helps
#19016 though and although
#19017 produces producing
#19018 4 year old 4-year-old
#19019 so really
#19020 picked chose
#19021 security secure
#19022 

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#19023 600$ $600
#19024 Thought to I thought I would
#19025 i do I
#19026 got took
#19027 though and
#19028 have how
#19029 failed fails
#19030 text based text-based
#19031 3years 3 years
#19032 difference percentage percentage difference
#19033 initiate initiating
#19034 can a
#19035 move film
#19036 fine tune fine-tune
#19037 to sit sitting
#19038 mom moms
#19039 close out closeout
#19040 economy economic
#19041 its’ it's
#19042 tried sought
#19043 more of
#19044 to sign signing
#19045 mentioned the aforementioned
#19046 ( please Please
#19047 hard-work hard work
#19048 being has been
#19049 us” us ”
#19050 today the
#19051 Big A big
#19052 Long The long
#19053 Some There are some
#19054 learning learner
#19055 schould should
#19056 beat best
#19057 cost cause
#19058 on discuss
#19059 with the of
#19060 and of the
#19061 Flight The flight
#19062 financially financial
#19063 itmes items
#19064 residential residences
#19065 The customers Customers
#19066 aesthetic aesthetics
#19067 The It is the
#19068 so lets So let's
#19069 to say saying
#19070 sha she
#19071 at up to
#19072 swimmnig swimming
#19073 having and have
#19074 initiatives initiatives'
#19075 excuse excused
#19076 timelines timeline
#19077 saying speaking
#19078 to cause causing
#19079 beach beaches
#19080 high priority high-priority
#19081 an to
#19082 reengineering re-engineering
#19083 motivated motivate
#19084 tried was trying
#19085 costumer customers
#19086 about the story of
#19087 upward upwards
#19088 twelve year old twelve-year-old
#19089 thought felt
#19090 servers server
#19091 falling fell
#19092 wedding weddings
#19093 at :
#19094 9pm 9 pm
#19095 awards award submissions
#19096 TA’s TAs
#19097 flexibilities flexibility
#19098 rember remember
#19099 create creating a
#19100 surgeries surgery

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