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
#2301 Spoke I spoke
#2302 be get
#2303 assists assist
#2304 move in move-in
#2305 intro introduction
#2306 schedule schedules
#2307 reduce reduces
#2308 write writing
#2309 discus discuss
#2310 qualification qualifications
#2311 when as
#2312 are and
#2313 could not cannot
#2314 massage message
#2315 on of the
#2316 full fully
#2317 on-going ongoing
#2318 text texted
#2319 can should
#2320 Also I also
#2321 it’s it was
#2322 transaction transactions
#2323 drug drugs
#2324 recived received
#2325 communication communications
#2326 plans plan
#2327 ‘I I
#2328 take taken
#2329 troubles trouble
#2330 continued continue
#2331 version versions
#2332 in In the
#2333 enquiry inquiry
#2334 repair repaired
#2335 Than Thank
#2336 proof prove
#2337 is they are
#2338 Sorry I am sorry
#2339 every ever
#2340 in person in-person
#2341 patients patients'
#2342 appologize apologize
#2343 field fields
#2344 costumers customers
#2345 guideline guidelines
#2346 cause 'cause
#2347 sometimes sometime
#2348 perspective perspectives
#2349 restriction restrictions
#2350 pop-in pop in
#2351 US the U S
#2352 life live
#2353 helped help
#2354 fallow follow
#2355 headquarter headquarters
#2356 kinds kind
#2357 disease diseases
#2358 I'll I would
#2359 new knew
#2360 have take
#2361 It and it
#2362 my this
#2363 Lastly Finally
#2364 licence license
#2365 happens happened
#2366 13 13th
#2367 correction corrections
#2368 show shown
#2369 begins began
#2370 dog dogs
#2371 befor before
#2372 on and
#2373 know how know-how
#2374 What 'What
#2375 parents parent's
#2376 some how somehow
#2377 cover covers
#2378 learned learn
#2379 suspect suspects
#2380 are would be
#2381 start begin
#2382 they they're
#2383 line lines
#2384 And at At
#2385 body bodies
#2386 are going to will
#2387 dept department
#2388 slow slowly
#2389 time line timeline
#2390 platform platforms
#2391 how who
#2392 clients client
#2393 required require
#2394 performance performances
#2395 yrs years
#2396 A It's a
#2397 slide slides
#2398 1 $1
#2399 when went
#2400 house home