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
#3201 addition additional
#3202 that whether
#3203 decrease decreased
#3204 also was was also
#3205 use be used
#3206 on going ongoing
#3207 2pm 2 pm
#3208 not don't
#3209 coworker co-worker
#3210 size sizes
#3211 that because
#3212 deserve deserves
#3213 seperate separate
#3214 refuse refused
#3215 worker workers
#3216 back up back-up
#3217 Last Lastly
#3218 very too
#3219 every all
#3220 our self ourselves
#3221 loved love
#3222 moved move
#3223 much a lot of
#3224 counselor counsellor
#3225 shop shops
#3226 am going to will
#3227 changed changes
#3228 his is
#3229 Below please Please
#3230 Would Are
#3231 second seconds
#3232 her a
#3233 I'm I've been
#3234 serve served
#3235 practices practice
#3236 For the The
#3237 options option
#3238 send be sent
#3239 those them
#3240 also as well
#3241 last lasts
#3242 brought bring
#3243 many a lot of
#3244 one 1
#3245 analyse analyze
#3246 departments department
#3247 fulltime full-time
#3248 stand stands
#3249 world wide worldwide
#3250 Dr doctor
#3251 never not
#3252 bug out bug-out
#3253 If Can
#3254 i e
#3255 glad happy
#3256 evidence based evidence-based
#3257 will help helps
#3258 and with With
#3259 am morning
#3260 1st the first
#3261 belongs belong
#3262 alway always
#3263 wastes waste
#3264 is are a
#3265 there's there is
#3266 are as
#3267 groups group
#3268 than to
#3269 too two
#3270 habit habits
#3271 victim victims
#3272 exists exist
#3273 eventhough even though
#3274 star start
#3275 have gain
#3276 email e-mail
#3277 on-line online
#3278 high highly
#3279 beacuse because
#3280 the as
#3281 means meant
#3282 image images
#3283 and I am
#3284 although even though
#3285 making to make
#3286 focusing focused
#3287 was have
#3288 certificate certificates
#3289 saving savings
#3290 weeks weeks'
#3291 at that
#3292 sales sale
#3293 know ask
#3294 manufacture manufacturing
#3295 hopes the hope
#3296 pass passes
#3297 out of scope out-of-scope
#3298 secured secure
#3299 them themselves
#3300 to it