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 specification specifications
#2602 Hilary Hillary
#2603 centres centers
#2604 of up
#2605 employees employee
#2606 chance opportunity
#2607 wait waiting
#2608 had been were
#2609 got became
#2610 in with the
#2611 he him
#2612 classes class
#2613 life style lifestyle
#2614 Patient The patient
#2615 developing develop
#2616 become be
#2617 ti to
#2618 all everything
#2619 complain complaint
#2620 children child
#2621 but if If
#2622 mentioned mention
#2623 much very
#2624 it him
#2625 Sincerly Sincerely
#2626 30 30th
#2627 engage engaged
#2628 ourself ourselves
#2629 day date
#2630 infront in front
#2631 ie i e
#2632 $1000 $1 000
#2633 person persons
#2634 process processing
#2635 email emailed
#2636 firm firms
#2637 receipt receipts
#2638 made makes
#2639 last minute last-minute
#2640 Master’s Masters
#2641 to in the
#2642 call calling
#2643 remembered remember
#2644 and I am
#2645 since in
#2646 current currently
#2647 left leave
#2648 register registered
#2649 discussions discussion
#2650 maths math
#2651 exercise exercises
#2652 community communities
#2653 this his
#2654 population populations
#2655 said stated
#2656 channel channels
#2657 are we we are
#2658 they you
#2659 buy by
#2660 can cannot
#2661 world wide worldwide
#2662 let lets
#2663 5 5th
#2664 so too
#2665 to that I
#2666 improved improve
#2667 It’s It has
#2668 but yet
#2669 we're were
#2670 skills skill
#2671 too two
#2672 asking ask
#2673 trail trial
#2674 that's it's
#2675 I`m I'm
#2676 went goes
#2677 shares share
#2678 you've you have
#2679 but unfortunately Unfortunately
#2680 records record
#2681 one time one-time
#2682 wouldn't won't
#2683 they're there are
#2684 be me
#2685 to the for
#2686 You : you
#2687 all the
#2688 says say
#2689 proposal proposals
#2690 enjoy enjoying
#2691 in that
#2692 there're there are
#2693 meant mean
#2694 well being well-being
#2695 became becomes
#2696 last lasts
#2697 same some
#2698 knowing know
#2699 co-workers coworkers
#2700 back up back-up