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
#2001 and We
#2002 Paint Paints
#2003 the there
#2004 rezone reason
#2005 review reviewing
#2006 apps app
#2007 fit fits
#2008 degree degrees
#2009 deep deeply
#2010 sit sat
#2011 to by
#2012 walk-through walkthrough
#2013 getting get
#2014 while whilst
#2015 rule rules
#2016 than that
#2017 ever every
#2018 wasn’t weren’t
#2019 watch watching
#2020 aint ain't
#2021 grade grades
#2022 Also I I also
#2023 looks looked
#2024 disease diseases
#2025 past passed
#2026 [ (
#2027 complete completely
#2028 be is
#2029 required requires
#2030 of between
#2031 by to
#2032 our a
#2033 on at the
#2034 30 pm 30pm
#2035 community communities
#2036 you’ve you
#2037 illness illnesses
#2038 know if ask whether
#2039 ticket tickets
#2040 y’all you all
#2041 connection connections
#2042 until to
#2043 l Lt
#2044 where during which
#2045 being as
#2046 are was
#2047 starting started
#2048 tell let
#2049 gets got
#2050 if whether or not
#2051 make up makeup
#2052 Btw By the way
#2053 patient patient's
#2054 authors author's
#2055 percent percentage
#2056 suspect suspect's
#2057 county country
#2058 weight loss weight-loss
#2059 and let Let
#2060 and that That
#2061 expenses expense
#2062 not no longer
#2063 dimension dimensions
#2064 cell phones cellphones
#2065 live living
#2066 follow ups follow-ups
#2067 is foreseen a an extreme
#2068 then when
#2069 will is
#2070 table tables
#2071 that whom
#2072 present presents
#2073 seeing see
#2074 I to
#2075 1st The first
#2076 when if
#2077 math maths
#2078 After When
#2079 documentations documentation
#2080 Ha She
#2081 this This is
#2082 rates rate
#2083 last minute last-minute
#2084 loosing losing
#2085 a to
#2086 to we
#2087 for of the
#2088 accidently accidentally
#2089 personal personally
#2090 thank ! Thank
#2091 conditions condition
#2092 often times oftentimes
#2093 would should
#2094 but if If
#2095 theses these
#2096 Additional Additionally
#2097 happened happen
#2098 pre-existing preexisting
#2099 She and she
#2100 worry worried

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