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 get gain
#2402 stay staying
#2403 are and
#2404 source sources
#2405 shall I I should
#2406 and at At
#2407 once when
#2408 last minute last-minute
#2409 came comes
#2410 of from the
#2411 environment environmental
#2412 a while awhile
#2413 clear clearly
#2414 is a
#2415 disability disabilities
#2416 channel channels
#2417 if of whether
#2418 than as
#2419 believe belief
#2420 officer officers
#2421 shes she's
#2422 transfer transfers
#2423 can be are
#2424 shift shifts
#2425 alright all right
#2426 learned learn
#2427 life life's
#2428 publish published
#2429 in for the
#2430 appologize apologize
#2431 participates participants
#2432 my our
#2433 life live
#2434 hopes the hope
#2435 who and
#2436 sit sat
#2437 explained explain
#2438 14 fourteen
#2439 from between
#2440 recieve receive
#2441 language languages
#2442 plz please
#2443 neither either
#2444 leave leaves
#2445 ti to
#2446 being as
#2447 seeing see
#2448 while and
#2449 fruits fruit
#2450 government governments
#2451 development developments
#2452 thought think
#2453 doing making
#2454 surprise surprised
#2455 so too
#2456 talk to speak with
#2457 e-mails emails
#2458 can be is
#2459 every ever
#2460 they he
#2461 extend extent
#2462 millions million
#2463 having with
#2464 n in
#2465 sentence sentences
#2466 sets set
#2467 friends friends'
#2468 out side outside
#2469 could to
#2470 color colors
#2471 it so
#2472 weekend weekends
#2473 really very
#2474 the english English
#2475 30 pm 30pm
#2476 high higher
#2477 improvements improvement
#2478 people person
#2479 offense offence
#2480 some times sometimes
#2481 teams team's
#2482 out up
#2483 new knew
#2484 tomorrows tomorrow's
#2485 run running
#2486 feature features
#2487 The For the
#2488 wish wishes
#2489 campaign campaigns
#2490 perform performed
#2491 hurts hurt
#2492 firm firms
#2493 it was they were
#2494 regarding about
#2495 gave given
#2496 some the
#2497 weeks week
#2498 making to make
#2499 specification specifications
#2500 usage use