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
#2201 are is a
#2202 open opens
#2203 collage college
#2204 abilities ability
#2205 1 01
#2206 manager manager's
#2207 on of the
#2208 ends end
#2209 code codes
#2210 Ph D PhD
#2211 control controlled
#2212 10am 10 a m
#2213 cyber bullying cyberbullying
#2214 any way anyway
#2215 would you you would
#2216 note notes
#2217 euro euros
#2218 and where
#2219 got became
#2220 isn’t is not
#2221 apologise apologize
#2222 restriction restrictions
#2223 on through
#2224 22 22nd
#2225 communication communications
#2226 people person
#2227 enquiry inquiry
#2228 discussed discuss
#2229 bought buy
#2230 a are a
#2231 meet meets
#2232 Spoke I spoke
#2233 your his
#2234 appreciated appreciate it
#2235 Wal-Mart WalMart
#2236 diseases disease
#2237 she she's
#2238 appointement appointment
#2239 are am
#2240 was are
#2241 them those
#2242 te the
#2243 any anything
#2244 lose lost
#2245 9am 9 a m
#2246 receive receives
#2247 one on
#2248 apology apologies
#2249 to use using
#2250 mail e-mail
#2251 line lines
#2252 to do
#2253 have had a
#2254 and there There
#2255 step by step step-by-step
#2256 Continued Continue
#2257 fund raising fundraising
#2258 contents content
#2259 Also Additionally
#2260 sow saw
#2261 before prior to
#2262 in person in-person
#2263 Often times Oftentimes
#2264 he his
#2265 said asked
#2266 he he's
#2267 bestfriend best friend
#2268 for because
#2269 subjected subject
#2270 through by
#2271 21th 21st
#2272 error errors
#2273 win won
#2274 setting settings
#2275 trying try
#2276 support supported
#2277 remember remembered
#2278 15 fifteen
#2279 8 8th
#2280 tried try
#2281 activates activities
#2282 4pm 4 p m
#2283 discuss discussing
#2284 giving give
#2285 to that I
#2286 chose chosen
#2287 liked like
#2288 magazine magazines
#2289 hard working hard-working
#2290 Assitant Assistant
#2291 startup start-up
#2292 the there
#2293 prepared prepare
#2294 come go
#2295 that a
#2296 run runs
#2297 the there are
#2298 making made
#2299 center centers
#2300 that will to