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
#3001 refuse refused
#3002 technologies technology
#3003 knowing know
#3004 invoice invoices
#3005 as it It
#3006 which whom
#3007 be stay
#3008 glad happy
#3009 addition additional
#3010 mails mail
#3011 that because
#3012 ideas idea
#3013 and all All
#3014 cc cc'd
#3015 has to must
#3016 must most
#3017 managment management
#3018 IRAS I R A S
#3019 engage engaged
#3020 expect expected
#3021 accomplishment accomplishments
#3022 patient patience
#3023 moments moment
#3024 table tables
#3025 live leave
#3026 influence influences
#3027 or and/or
#3028 your her
#3029 associate associates
#3030 was being
#3031 who whose
#3032 is that
#3033 throughout through
#3034 station stations
#3035 discussions discussion
#3036 have done did
#3037 remind reminded
#3038 deal deals
#3039 center centers
#3040 You and you
#3041 backend back end
#3042 home work homework
#3043 bestfriend best friend
#3044 creates create
#3045 more longer
#3046 most mostly
#3047 counselor counsellor
#3048 have take
#3049 what's what is
#3050 The For the
#3051 revise revised
#3052 abovementioned above mentioned
#3053 what who
#3054 out of scope out-of-scope
#3055 mushroom mushrooms
#3056 fir for
#3057 mix mixed
#3058 high higher
#3059 describe describes
#3060 get are
#3061 although even though
#3062 Sorry I'm sorry
#3063 cares care
#3064 hopes the hope
#3065 assist assistance
#3066 fill filled
#3067 000$ 000
#3068 colours colors
#3069 If Can
#3070 2pm 2 pm
#3071 that's who's
#3072 to see seeing
#3073 there for therefore
#3074 if should
#3075 they you
#3076 surrounding surroundings
#3077 understanding understand
#3078 COC’s COCs
#3079 touch touched
#3080 accept accepts
#3081 started began
#3082 because of for
#3083 be me
#3084 grandparents grandparents'
#3085 points point
#3086 safe safely
#3087 a for
#3088 realised realized
#3089 Following The following
#3090 see seen
#3091 focused focus
#3092 where as whereas
#3093 encourages encourage
#3094 got has
#3095 than to
#3096 sales sale
#3097 door doors
#3098 make sure ensure that
#3099 talk talks
#3100 between from