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
#3101 gain gained
#3102 Meadows Meadow's
#3103 push pushed
#3104 revert reply
#3105 advises advice
#3106 created create
#3107 being was
#3108 worlds world's
#3109 and about
#3110 having to have
#3111 awaiting waiting
#3112 each every
#3113 Only The only
#3114 stated said
#3115 back to back back-to-back
#3116 technologies technology
#3117 health-care healthcare
#3118 size sizes
#3119 lot lots
#3120 am morning
#3121 this them
#3122 moths months
#3123 import imports
#3124 thou though
#3125 Ph D PhD
#3126 get go
#3127 many a lot of
#3128 am : 00 a m
#3129 IRAS’ IRAS
#3130 alright all right
#3131 materials material
#3132 workshop workshops
#3133 morning mornings
#3134 politician politicians
#3135 off of on
#3136 at the
#3137 So this This
#3138 control controlled
#3139 where whereas
#3140 America American
#3141 we were
#3142 gift gifts
#3143 reduces reduce
#3144 invoice invoices
#3145 more additional
#3146 think believe
#3147 contribute contributes
#3148 alway always
#3149 transport transportation
#3150 raised raise
#3151 complains complaints
#3152 collect collected
#3153 satisfy satisfied
#3154 never not
#3155 if u If you
#3156 implement implementing
#3157 expect except
#3158 are as
#3159 them her
#3160 male males
#3161 will help helps
#3162 besides beside
#3163 sever severe
#3164 a her
#3165 it's that's
#3166 1st the first
#3167 i e
#3168 Hi Hello
#3169 activates activities
#3170 movement movements
#3171 making to make
#3172 Happy I'm happy
#3173 members members'
#3174 or and/or
#3175 given giving
#3176 leave leaving
#3177 the some
#3178 desk desks
#3179 remind reminded
#3180 expression expressions
#3181 and with With
#3182 to do you
#3183 would like want
#3184 The For the
#3185 worldview's worldviews
#3186 would to
#3187 mean meant
#3188 cancel cancelled
#3189 6 6th
#3190 out outside
#3191 …I I
#3192 are am
#3193 Looks It looks
#3194 coming come
#3195 door doors
#3196 doc document
#3197 glad happy
#3198 purchase purchases
#3199 hire hired
#3200 over on