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
#2401 can’t cannot
#2402 we're were
#2403 qualification qualifications
#2404 reduce reducing
#2405 are looking look
#2406 store stores
#2407 chances chance
#2408 government governments
#2409 said stated
#2410 being are
#2411 who and
#2412 exercise exercises
#2413 I’m I
#2414 day date
#2415 terrorist terrorists
#2416 he her
#2417 take taken
#2418 listen listening
#2419 doing making
#2420 bc because
#2421 22 22nd
#2422 well will
#2423 contract contracts
#2424 went goes
#2425 drug drugs
#2426 works worked
#2427 begun began
#2428 of up
#2429 may will
#2430 leaving living
#2431 walks walked
#2432 a are a
#2433 any anything
#2434 replace replaced
#2435 send be sent
#2436 got has
#2437 ca can
#2438 we to
#2439 $1000 $1 000
#2440 think thing
#2441 sons son's
#2442 than as
#2443 of from the
#2444 applications application
#2445 and this which
#2446 house home
#2447 engage engaged
#2448 examples example
#2449 wait waiting
#2450 16 sixteen
#2451 interests interest
#2452 he him
#2453 don't not
#2454 every ever
#2455 slide slides
#2456 the each
#2457 component components
#2458 helped help
#2459 let lets
#2460 community communities
#2461 from starting
#2462 The On the
#2463 are and
#2464 ourself ourselves
#2465 where and
#2466 to use using
#2467 I have I've
#2468 difference different
#2469 yo your
#2470 fund raising fundraising
#2471 and where
#2472 teams team's
#2473 version versions
#2474 watch watching
#2475 stay staying
#2476 approx approximately
#2477 current currently
#2478 resolve resolved
#2479 apologize apologies
#2480 ‘I I
#2481 millions million
#2482 body bodies
#2483 trend trends
#2484 Hilary Hillary
#2485 for and
#2486 became becomes
#2487 there're there are
#2488 euro euros
#2489 proof prove
#2490 says say
#2491 suggest suggested
#2492 tend tends
#2493 life live
#2494 and Please
#2495 to that I
#2496 this his
#2497 you them
#2498 to not not to
#2499 once when
#2500 our a