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
#3501 types type
#3502 certificate certificates
#3503 I'd I would
#3504 us use
#3505 life changing life-changing
#3506 him himself
#3507 Please could Could
#3508 target targets
#3509 lock locked
#3510 having has
#3511 coz because
#3512 explanation explanations
#3513 himself themselves
#3514 Want I want
#3515 conversations conversation
#3516 on or
#3517 You gotta You've got to
#3518 worry worried
#3519 desk desks
#3520 requests request
#3521 wrote write
#3522 his is
#3523 deep deeply
#3524 we and I
#3525 image imagine
#3526 midterm mid-term
#3527 world world's
#3528 appt appointment
#3529 pay pays
#3530 percent percentage
#3531 as ask
#3532 and is
#3533 expect except
#3534 due to for
#3535 appointment appointments
#3536 challenges challenge
#3537 serve served
#3538 particular particularly
#3539 copy copies
#3540 analyse analyze
#3541 temporary temporarily
#3542 am I'm
#3543 6th sixth
#3544 them these
#3545 helps will help
#3546 st at
#3547 10 $10
#3548 educations education
#3549 with through
#3550 to help helping
#3551 agree agrees
#3552 ticket tickets
#3553 night nights
#3554 travel traveled
#3555 too two
#3556 lecture lecturer
#3557 develop develops
#3558 Roberts Robert's
#3559 to day today
#3560 Here’s Here are
#3561 Detective Detectives
#3562 ages age
#3563 matters matter
#3564 work related work-related
#3565 in that
#3566 discus discuss
#3567 lunch time lunchtime
#3568 and let Let
#3569 properties property
#3570 effects effect
#3571 suspect suspects
#3572 leave leaving
#3573 wastes waste
#3574 know understand
#3575 university universities
#3576 preformed performed
#3577 clean cleaning
#3578 eb be
#3579 pop-in pop in
#3580 wouldn't won't
#3581 kept keep
#3582 welcoming welcome
#3583 phones phone
#3584 and his His
#3585 getting becoming
#3586 considered consider
#3587 find see
#3588 manufacture manufacturing
#3589 serval several
#3590 clarification clarifications
#3591 following follow
#3592 brought bought
#3593 courses course
#3594 i e
#3595 lots lot
#3596 licence license
#3597 if in
#3598 told asked
#3599 at that
#3600 world wide worldwide