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
#19201 we are We were
#19202 scenes scene
#19203 they have that they
#19204 smelt smelled
#19205 becouse i because I
#19206 DSM D S M
#19207 corected corrected
#19208 So our Our
#19209 Also they They also
#19210 how ways
#19211 firts first
#19212 roll up roll-up
#19213 to become in becoming
#19214 book store bookstore
#19215 that will who would
#19216 short comings shortcomings
#19217 patience’s patience
#19218 living lived
#19219 can have get
#19220 neighbor neighborhood
#19221 played was playing
#19222 lands land
#19223 stars star
#19224 Arch Arc
#19225 phonies phony
#19226 on this them
#19227 where ever whereever
#19228 your yourself
#19229 on board on-board
#19230 they’re they were
#19231 1970s 1970's
#19232 to get receive
#19233 lacking lack of
#19234 there were There was
#19235 So it This
#19236 bid bids
#19237 sun-ray sun rays
#19238 also but
#19239 kids students
#19240 Gonzalez Gonzalez's
#19241 Healthy A healthy
#19242 carried carrying
#19243 preparation preparations
#19244 go-ahead go ahead
#19245 co-works co-workers
#19246 $ 18 $18
#19247 The ethylene Ethylene
#19248 found determined
#19249 Accord According
#19250 choice decision
#19251 nut but
#19252 initiate initiated
#19253 and give giving
#19254 gave had
#19255 and your
#19256 went had been
#19257 separetly separately
#19258 process proceed
#19259 you guys your guys'
#19260 Hi sir Dear Sir
#19261 09 9
#19262 explain describe
#19263 presenation presentation
#19264 eas is
#19265 express use expression is used
#19266 assess assesses
#19267 No and no
#19268 shame ashamed
#19269 KPI KPIs
#19270 the April
#19271 view point viewpoint
#19272 life-long lifelong
#19273 Steams Stems
#19274 u are you
#19275 ring inside ring-inside
#19276 when you to
#19277 insides inside
#19278 ridding riding
#19279 do not didn't
#19280 I I'd like to
#19281 when to
#19282 author’s authors'
#19283 referees references
#19284 outlet outlets
#19285 initiatives initiatives'
#19286 passing passed
#19287 satisfied satisfy
#19288 hygeine hygiene
#19289 punch punched
#19290 wastewater waste water
#19291 segment segments
#19292 based on for
#19293 year” year ”
#19294 connivence convenience
#19295 following below
#19296 argued argue
#19297 ReEmployability re-employment
#19298 negotiation negotiate
#19299 Wanting I want
#19300 gymnastic gymnastics