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
#3601 and plus
#3602 when then
#3603 back up backup
#3604 we there
#3605 analysis analyze
#3606 it one
#3607 to with the
#3608 say tell
#3609 Mar March
#3610 screen screens
#3611 explain explaining
#3612 whose who's
#3613 Please we We
#3614 are area
#3615 newspaper newspapers
#3616 attitudes attitude
#3617 can will be able to
#3618 away a way
#3619 will willing
#3620 attend attending
#3621 from out of
#3622 implement implementing
#3623 mother in law mother-in-law
#3624 remains remain
#3625 reduces reduce
#3626 changed changes
#3627 don’t not
#3628 am will
#3629 perception perceptions
#3630 stated said
#3631 compliment complement
#3632 proof read proofread
#3633 want went
#3634 what why
#3635 frist first
#3636 ensure ensures
#3637 Any Is there any
#3638 – please Please
#3639 questionnaire questionnaires
#3640 and This
#3641 day day's
#3642 color colored
#3643 such so
#3644 very too
#3645 with a
#3646 speak spoke
#3647 will help helps
#3648 is have
#3649 right correctly
#3650 flower flowers
#3651 is us
#3652 documents document
#3653 measurement measurements
#3654 aim aims
#3655 is and
#3656 the there are
#3657 prefer preferred
#3658 steps step
#3659 He’s His
#3660 girl girls
#3661 doing to do
#3662 goals goal
#3663 we will
#3664 more other
#3665 dress dressed
#3666 outcomes outcome
#3667 contractor contractors
#3668 coworker co-worker
#3669 and how How
#3670 Analysing Analyzing
#3671 Reason The reason
#3672 So you You
#3673 seen seeing
#3674 buy bought
#3675 used using
#3676 confuse confused
#3677 you it
#3678 9am 9 am
#3679 secured secure
#3680 making made
#3681 flows flow
#3682 houses house
#3683 2 pm 2pm
#3684 references reference
#3685 would to
#3686 cost effective cost-effective
#3687 lie lies
#3688 forgot forgotten
#3689 memory memories
#3690 sheet sheets
#3691 positions position
#3692 esthetic aesthetic
#3693 exciting excited
#3694 17 seventeen
#3695 thank ! Thank
#3696 is are the
#3697 have to should
#3698 profile profiles
#3699 opening open
#3700 my your