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
#2601 ie i e
#2602 have were
#2603 could not cannot
#2604 in depth in-depth
#2605 levels level
#2606 in under
#2607 signed sign
#2608 The On the
#2609 bought buy
#2610 to not not to
#2611 piece pieces
#2612 visit visited
#2613 specification specifications
#2614 leave live
#2615 talked spoke
#2616 what who
#2617 becomes became
#2618 asking ask
#2619 apologise apologize
#2620 suppose is supposed
#2621 on and
#2622 flat flats
#2623 control controlled
#2624 send be sent
#2625 every day everyday
#2626 New A new
#2627 listen listened
#2628 hands hand
#2629 schedule schedules
#2630 tell let
#2631 changing change
#2632 in that
#2633 added add
#2634 A It's a
#2635 end of life end-of-life
#2636 a her
#2637 and I will
#2638 center centers
#2639 that whom
#2640 revise revised
#2641 medications medication
#2642 first hand firsthand
#2643 are looking look
#2644 Meadows Meadow's
#2645 station stations
#2646 …”
#2647 too so
#2648 are the
#2649 with while
#2650 table tables
#2651 style styles
#2652 buy bought
#2653 gain gained
#2654 happens happened
#2655 affects effects
#2656 that since
#2657 and This
#2658 being are
#2659 chose chosen
#2660 mix mixed
#2661 start-up startup
#2662 him himself
#2663 With the The
#2664 matters matter
#2665 don't won't
#2666 their your
#2667 begins began
#2668 with to the
#2669 00 am 00am
#2670 or our
#2671 be me
#2672 drawing drawings
#2673 realise realize
#2674 to in the
#2675 believe belief
#2676 left leave
#2677 glad happy
#2678 overtime over time
#2679 them her
#2680 depend depending
#2681 victim victims
#2682 along a long
#2683 expect expected
#2684 of from the
#2685 wastes waste
#2686 – please Please
#2687 got has
#2688 customers customer
#2689 infront in front
#2690 Ph D PhD
#2691 bday birthday
#2692 chance opportunity
#2693 if on whether
#2694 every ever
#2695 characteristic characteristics
#2696 move moves
#2697 off from
#2698 included include
#2699 the on
#2700 during for