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 improve improved
#1902 up out
#1903 due to for
#1904 regard regards
#1905 every one everyone
#1906 William Williams
#1907 appreciated appreciate
#1908 wrote written
#1909 it he
#1910 as the The
#1911 the all
#1912 check list checklist
#1913 men man
#1914 scan scanned
#1915 products product
#1916 who’s whose
#1917 depend depending
#1918 clean cleaned
#1919 giving give
#1920 inputs input
#1921 being beings
#1922 firstly first
#1923 troubles trouble
#1924 asset assets
#1925 represents represent
#1926 different difference
#1927 design designs
#1928 are include
#1929 bc because
#1930 version versions
#1931 towards to
#1932 Congratulation Congratulations
#1933 I’m I was
#1934 expected expect
#1935 easy easier
#1936 weather whether
#1937 means mean
#1938 it's it was
#1939 gotten received
#1940 weeks weeks'
#1941 were had been
#1942 missed miss
#1943 run running
#1944 life time lifetime
#1945 persons people
#1946 on going ongoing
#1947 gesture gestures
#1948 its his
#1949 colleague colleagues
#1950 have be
#1951 side sides
#1952 so called so-called
#1953 scientist scientists
#1954 to do doing
#1955 to I
#1956 candidate candidates
#1957 talking talk
#1958 tomorrows tomorrow's
#1959 great well
#1960 about in
#1961 install installed
#1962 as to
#1963 by on
#1964 qualification qualifications
#1965 I’ll I’d
#1966 uses used
#1967 talk talks
#1968 discuss discussing
#1969 these such
#1970 would be am
#1971 and any
#1972 ensure ensures
#1973 to in the
#1974 competences competencies
#1975 cover covered
#1976 wether whether
#1977 some one someone
#1978 contacts contact
#1979 with using
#1980 fund funds
#1981 days day's
#1982 remove removed
#1983 as the
#1984 and / or and/or
#1985 communications communication
#1986 things thing
#1987 health healthcare
#1988 sound sounds
#1989 phone phones
#1990 field fields
#1991 Have I have
#1992 interest interested
#1993 hire hired
#1994 as with
#1995 sorry apologies
#1996 doing do
#1997 for to the
#1998 in to the
#1999 bless blessed
#2000 was going to would

Try for free

Please enter your message
Please choose what language to correct

Check out our Android proofreading app!