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
#21301 beg begs
#21302 take be taking
#21303 pay for performance pay-for-performance
#21304 proceeds proceeded
#21305 recommendations recommendation
#21306 hadnt hadn't
#21307 anxiety provoking anxiety-provoking
#21308 did receive received
#21309 has I have
#21310 being has been
#21311 consisted consisting
#21312 Martin Martín
#21313 nation wide nationwide
#21314 Feel I feel
#21315 1cnt one count
#21316 : They they
#21317 departement department
#21318 about at
#21319 achieved achievement
#21320 gaslighting gas-lighting
#21321 Popeyes Popeye's
#21322 saying telling
#21323 to install of installing
#21324 Who 'Who
#21325 being an
#21326 add have added
#21327 collapse collapsed
#21328 Wednesday’s Wednesdays
#21329 the professor Professor
#21330 mini split mini-split
#21331 hour hourly
#21332 the a single
#21333 sadment sadness
#21334 verse verses
#21335 fulfil fulfilled
#21336 1000$ $1000
#21337 react reaction
#21338 anywhere everywhere
#21339 sat say
#21340 apdated updated
#21341 are they were
#21342 speakers speaker's
#21343 sets has set
#21344 yers years
#21345 reply replying to
#21346 Students The students
#21347 motivate motivates
#21348 such a so
#21349 reports reporting
#21350 East the east
#21351 kindly to be kind
#21352 and more More
#21353 some your
#21354 I then
#21355 funded founded
#21356 preparation preparations
#21357 at and in
#21358 closes closed
#21359 delaying delays
#21360 employment related employment-related
#21361 men me
#21362 very highly
#21363 certificate/ confirmation certificate/confirmation
#21364 control controlling
#21365 subsequently subsequent
#21366 yourself myself
#21367 answer ask
#21368 announcement/reminders announcements/reminders
#21369 most first
#21370 gives would give
#21371 All days Every day
#21372 coop Co-op
#21373 under floor underfloor
#21374 is the was
#21375 to show for showing
#21376 experienced experiences
#21377 strengthening strengthen
#21378 Lawyer a lawyer
#21379 Would I'd
#21380 Gladwell Gladwell's
#21381 changed switched
#21382 pipelines pipeline
#21383 work” work ”
#21384 revert switch
#21385 andreceiving and receiving
#21386 in have
#21387 belive believe that
#21388 how if
#21389 yoru your
#21390 Getting into Going to
#21391 for were
#21392 Roses Rose's
#21393 toys toy
#21394 due to in
#21395 coming arriving
#21396 no cost no-cost
#21397 excising exercising
#21398 most best
#21399 is being will be
#21400 describe describing