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
#3301 hard copy hardcopy
#3302 and some Some
#3303 upon on
#3304 home work homework
#3305 know how know-how
#3306 evidence based evidence-based
#3307 because of for
#3308 making to make
#3309 has been were
#3310 a her
#3311 and also as well as
#3312 are being
#3313 partners partner's
#3314 didn’t didn't
#3315 1pm 1 p m
#3316 quiet quite
#3317 became becomes
#3318 don't not
#3319 treat treats
#3320 spoken spoke
#3321 writing written
#3322 abovementioned above mentioned
#3323 and any
#3324 from starting
#3325 to take taking
#3326 candidate candidates
#3327 fast paced fast-paced
#3328 txt text
#3329 raised raise
#3330 requested request
#3331 COC’s COCs
#3332 reference references
#3333 colleague colleagues
#3334 yo your
#3335 discussions discussion
#3336 link links
#3337 groups group
#3338 I and my My
#3339 materials material
#3340 other other's
#3341 know have known
#3342 teach teaches
#3343 privet private
#3344 hire hired
#3345 smart phones smartphones
#3346 haven't hadn't
#3347 1 $1
#3348 stand stands
#3349 Is Can
#3350 hurt hurts
#3351 ones one
#3352 done did
#3353 it is are
#3354 what's what is
#3355 became has become
#3356 technologies technology
#3357 out of scope out-of-scope
#3358 and I will
#3359 i I will
#3360 which but
#3361 wouldnt wouldn't
#3362 abuses abuse
#3363 size sizes
#3364 performances performance
#3365 that like
#3366 are would
#3367 infront in front
#3368 exam exams
#3369 focuses focus
#3370 belongs belong
#3371 IRAS I R A S
#3372 because and
#3373 creating create
#3374 knowing know
#3375 sales sale
#3376 new news
#3377 Lastly Finally
#3378 til until
#3379 fits fit
#3380 path paths
#3381 organise organize
#3382 counselor counsellor
#3383 begin beginning
#3384 and that's That's
#3385 math maths
#3386 worker workers
#3387 company's companies
#3388 but he He
#3389 taste tastes
#3390 4pm 4 pm
#3391 hole whole
#3392 in out
#3393 first hand firsthand
#3394 it's that's
#3395 design designing
#3396 close closely
#3397 what who
#3398 bestfriend best friend
#3399 this ! This
#3400 focused focus