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
#2901 quiet quite
#2902 occasion occasions
#2903 life style lifestyle
#2904 lost lose
#2905 increases increase
#2906 centres centers
#2907 where whereas
#2908 touch touched
#2909 in under
#2910 $1000 $1 000
#2911 and I am
#2912 ourself ourselves
#2913 you 'You
#2914 waiting for awaiting
#2915 went goes
#2916 analyse analyze
#2917 walks walked
#2918 those them
#2919 import imports
#2920 Following The following
#2921 replace replaced
#2922 gift gifts
#2923 to the for
#2924 pass passes
#2925 too two
#2926 is a
#2927 stand stands
#2928 technology technological
#2929 high end high-end
#2930 states state
#2931 refuse refused
#2932 piece pieces
#2933 along a long
#2934 specification specifications
#2935 have done did
#2936 the ! The
#2937 chance opportunity
#2938 11am 11 am
#2939 assist assistance
#2940 So I'm so
#2941 begun began
#2942 I'd I would
#2943 given giving
#2944 if whether or not
#2945 each every
#2946 most many
#2947 Looks It looks
#2948 back to back back-to-back
#2949 For the The
#2950 authors author's
#2951 technologies technology
#2952 are we we are
#2953 not don't
#2954 use be used
#2955 daughter daughter's
#2956 bug out bug-out
#2957 for to the
#2958 per for
#2959 want won't
#2960 proved proven
#2961 gain gained
#2962 esthetic aesthetic
#2963 with using
#2964 engage engaged
#2965 will it would
#2966 all everything
#2967 that's who's
#2968 out off
#2969 really very
#2970 in with the
#2971 determine determined
#2972 say saying
#2973 a for
#2974 and all All
#2975 There is Is there
#2976 examples example
#2977 company's companies
#2978 lot lots
#2979 to who
#2980 out of scope out-of-scope
#2981 cares care
#2982 applications application
#2983 a are a
#2984 patient patience
#2985 class room classroom
#2986 rights right
#2987 knowing know
#2988 members members'
#2989 expenses expense
#2990 proposal proposals
#2991 get go
#2992 that’s that
#2993 associate associates
#2994 deal deals
#2995 at that
#2996 moved move
#2997 expect expected
#2998 image images
#2999 increased increase
#3000 am do