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
#1901 allows allow
#1902 did done
#1903 participant participants
#1904 she who
#1905 to do
#1906 40 forty
#1907 Attached please Please
#1908 of the for
#1909 hospital hospitals
#1910 may could
#1911 let letting
#1912 maintain maintaining
#1913 laid lay
#1914 language languages
#1915 afterwards afterward
#1916 and after After
#1917 one one's
#1918 In case If
#1919 payment payments
#1920 have am
#1921 So it It
#1922 and
#1923 site sites
#1924 at as
#1925 th the
#1926 error errors
#1927 them those
#1928 he his
#1929 read reading
#1930 more most
#1931 based base
#1932 Looking I'm looking
#1933 schools school's
#1934 get obtain
#1935 for regarding
#1936 appears appear
#1937 one on
#1938 any one anyone
#1939 words word
#1940 why that
#1941 mushroom mushrooms
#1942 spent spend
#1943 answer answered
#1944 costs cost
#1945 can't couldn't
#1946 students student's
#1947 COC’s COCs
#1948 uses used
#1949 sale sell
#1950 internet the Internet
#1951 subject subjects
#1952 no where nowhere
#1953 review reviewing
#1954 friends friends'
#1955 forget forgot
#1956 expected expect
#1957 describe described
#1958 programs program
#1959 20 20th
#1960 our their
#1961 Don't I don't
#1962 spend spending
#1963 women women's
#1964 yea yeah
#1965 while and
#1966 photo photos
#1967 believes believe
#1968 that a
#1969 client client's
#1970 pick picked
#1971 dont doesn't
#1972 study studying
#1973 decided decide
#1974 towards to
#1975 the with
#1976 come go
#1977 or are
#1978 until to
#1979 visiting visit
#1980 startups start-ups
#1981 they're their
#1982 representative representatives
#1983 material materials
#1984 planning plan
#1985 impact impacts
#1986 don`t don't
#1987 LMK let me know
#1988 a also a
#1989 was did
#1990 describe describes
#1991 showing show
#1992 patients patient's
#1993 processes process
#1994 wasn't weren't
#1995 network networks
#1996 your our
#1997 yesterday yesterday's
#1998 adjustment adjustments
#1999 kids children
#2000 dog dogs