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
#2101 they that
#2102 family family's
#2103 starts start
#2104 meter meters
#2105 Unfortunate Unfortunately
#2106 organization organization's
#2107 offense offence
#2108 have been are
#2109 finished finish
#2110 I a
#2111 only just
#2112 encourages encourage
#2113 after afterwards
#2114 Following The following
#2115 in into the
#2116 representative representatives
#2117 thought think
#2118 00 am 00am
#2119 as well also
#2120 promote promoting
#2121 untill until
#2122 insight insights
#2123 Coordinate Coordinated
#2124 travelling traveling
#2125 breakroom break room
#2126 revise revised
#2127 maintain maintained
#2128 feature features
#2129 arrange arranged
#2130 check checking
#2131 it’s it is
#2132 source sources
#2133 Need I need
#2134 may could
#2135 paid pay
#2136 was being
#2137 so too
#2138 documents document
#2139 __________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________
#2140 culture cultural
#2141 hopes the hope
#2142 incident incidents
#2143 a this
#2144 alright all right
#2145 spread sheet spreadsheet
#2146 person persons
#2147 hydrocarbons hydrocarbon
#2148 in on a
#2149 you him
#2150 thought taught
#2151 allow allowing
#2152 implement implemented
#2153 child child's
#2154 fro from
#2155 patience patient
#2156 student student's
#2157 Majority The majority
#2158 they who
#2159 looked look
#2160 languages language
#2161 transportations transportation
#2162 citizen citizens
#2163 they and
#2164 action actions
#2165 hours hour
#2166 when ever whenever
#2167 amount number
#2168 list lists
#2169 projects project
#2170 hear heard
#2171 U S US
#2172 followings following
#2173 ourself ourselves
#2174 to make making
#2175 fist first
#2176 move moving
#2177 bye by
#2178 resolve resolved
#2179 adolescents adolescent
#2180 sample samples
#2181 achieve achieved
#2182 started start
#2183 tour your
#2184 ans and
#2185 crime crimes
#2186 to get getting
#2187 add adding
#2188 hardwork hard work
#2189 crimes crime
#2190 meeting meet
#2191 contact contract
#2192 demonstrate demonstrates
#2193 was are
#2194 passed past
#2195 know no
#2196 planed planned
#2197 teachers teachers'
#2198 wouldn’t won’t
#2199 Than Thank
#2200 waiting awaiting

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