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
#26101 Theirs There
#26102 homeschool home school
#26103 annual audit
#26104 Have but have
#26105 evaluate evaluation
#26106 to identify identifying
#26107 short staff short-staffed
#26108 4seats 4 seats
#26109 confirmation confirm
#26110 I was wondering if Could
#26111 Sandy Sandy's
#26112 Partner The partner
#26113 avail available
#26114 unecessary unnecessary
#26115 we will also
#26116 get bring
#26117 US-China U S -China
#26118 on starting to start
#26119 is providing provides
#26120 12 hours 12-hour
#26121 do attend to
#26122 uncover discover
#26123 FaceTime FaceTimed
#26124 about whether
#26125 how the what
#26126 has been send was sent
#26127 dream dreamt
#26128 By 'By
#26129 ot or
#26130 to define for defining
#26131 afterwards then
#26132 Krakow Kraków
#26133 founders founders'
#26134 So a A
#26135 resoruces resources
#26136 gowes goes
#26137 others another's
#26138 Inca The Incas
#26139 estimate the estimated
#26140 to attend in attending
#26141 all day an all-day
#26142 sending I send
#26143 close-door a closed door
#26144 nonaccession-year non-accession-year
#26145 for allowing to allow
#26146 Because of because
#26147 1000$ $1000
#26148 company wide company-wide
#26149 mediation medication
#26150 has become becomes
#26151 he’s he has
#26152 out right outright
#26153 aplogise apologise
#26154 labeling labelling
#26155 five minutes five-minute
#26156 i was I went
#26157 Now in In
#26158 weigh way
#26159 and the with
#26160 essental essential
#26161 most high highest
#26162 drivers' drivers
#26163 you by
#26164 30 minutes 30-minute
#26165 bitter- sweet bittersweet
#26166 to switch switching
#26167 could was
#26168 do I to
#26169 take aways takeaways
#26170 play dough playdough
#26171 they there is
#26172 India India's
#26173 I’ll I'll
#26174 second hand second-hand
#26175 the last
#26176 sign on sign-on
#26177 hardly visit visits
#26178 really actually
#26179 end end'
#26180 sound's sounds
#26181 artists artist's
#26182 coorect correct
#26183 hangout hung out
#26184 area’s areas
#26185 The Within the
#26186 Niels Niels'
#26187 test exam
#26188 principles principle
#26189 hatred hated
#26190 ti it
#26191 to choose choosing
#26192 3 #3
#26193 spent spending
#26194 modern day fairytales modern-day fairy tales
#26195 reports reported
#26196 the patient's patients'
#26197 wow 'wow'
#26198 marihuana marijuana
#26199 sacrife sacrifice
#26200 time age

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