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
#21001 over view overview
#21002 ID’s IDs
#21003 60 Second 60-Second
#21004 is taking takes
#21005 1800's 1800s
#21006 exstention extension
#21007 and among
#21008 through at
#21009 can go goes
#21010 advise advice on
#21011 that make which makes
#21012 addition comparison
#21013 they are he/she is
#21014 other further
#21015 requiring require
#21016 all ways always
#21017 through using
#21018 her whose
#21019 facing faced
#21020 bout 'bout
#21021 hand end
#21022 reason cause
#21023 litter mates litter-mates
#21024 Lesson The lesson
#21025 who the person
#21026 my many
#21027 promises promise
#21028 actors actor's
#21029 contradicts contradict
#21030 notehead note head
#21031 using utilizing
#21032 angel angle
#21033 Go : go
#21034 developer / PM developer/PM
#21035 acquired acquire
#21036 initated initiated
#21037 More With more
#21038 non essential nonessential
#21039 ran had run
#21040 produces producing
#21041 Lock down lockdown
#21042 our other
#21043 end finish
#21044 they Some
#21045 for passing to pass
#21046 high-school high school
#21047 meetup meet up
#21048 1 hr one hour
#21049 negations negotiations
#21050 adopt adapt
#21051 will add adds
#21052 meansures measures
#21053 orde order
#21054 told advised
#21055 to participate participating
#21056 radiologic radiology
#21057 users a user's
#21058 re-winder rewinder
#21059 Wish I wish that
#21060 human especially students humans
#21061 have begun began
#21062 advice please advise
#21063 spakers speakers
#21064 resigned resign
#21065 anymore any
#21066 ib in
#21067 picks picked
#21068 chancer changes
#21069 temporal temporary
#21070 is explaining explains
#21071 qualified qualifying
#21072 duck duct
#21073 to a in an
#21074 well as does
#21075 me to I have that I
#21076 postdoc post-doc
#21077 nurturing nurture
#21078 nessary necessary
#21079 get retrieve
#21080 He Tyler
#21081 Spell Check Spellcheck
#21082 knife knives
#21083 Itll It'll
#21084 Between Among
#21085 load loud
#21086 being she was
#21087 Fetish 'Fetish'
#21088 how what What
#21089 be bit
#21090 commander in chief commander-in-chief
#21091 feels seems
#21092 executed execute
#21093 Neuromuscualr Neuromuscular
#21094 self regulate self-regulate
#21095 whishes wishes
#21096 web base web-based
#21097 self development self-development
#21098 ‘’Jober’’ Jober
#21099 9000 9 000
#21100 Howard Howard's