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
#3701 is was a
#3702 sever server
#3703 more other
#3704 continues continuous
#3705 2 pm 2pm
#3706 expect except
#3707 particular particularly
#3708 deserve deserves
#3709 counselor counsellor
#3710 Master’s Masters
#3711 profile profiles
#3712 effects effect
#3713 it is are
#3714 that them
#3715 with through
#3716 Sorry I am sorry
#3717 my your
#3718 correspondences correspondence
#3719 welcoming welcome
#3720 I he
#3721 discuss discussion
#3722 be sending send
#3723 were have
#3724 enrolment enrollment
#3725 Reason The reason
#3726 taste tastes
#3727 know knowing
#3728 sales sale
#3729 educations education
#3730 privet private
#3731 house home
#3732 think thank
#3733 used using
#3734 attend attending
#3735 lots lot
#3736 deduction/ allowance deduction/allowance
#3737 that's that are
#3738 copy copies
#3739 goverment government
#3740 I'd I would
#3741 diagnosis diagnoses
#3742 questionnaire questionnaires
#3743 rear ended rear-ended
#3744 fill filled
#3745 you her
#3746 this them
#3747 which to
#3748 screen screens
#3749 that with
#3750 theirs their
#3751 measurement measurements
#3752 half way halfway
#3753 17 seventeen
#3754 smart phones smartphones
#3755 this ! This
#3756 proof read proofread
#3757 complete completely
#3758 night nights
#3759 instalment installment
#3760 couldn't can't
#3761 fro from
#3762 lie lies
#3763 back up backup
#3764 areas area
#3765 not don't
#3766 whose who's
#3767 COC’s COCs
#3768 match matches
#3769 '”
#3770 views view
#3771 director directors
#3772 pay pays
#3773 discussions discussion
#3774 technology technologies
#3775 interested interesting
#3776 up ups
#3777 decrease decreases
#3778 our or
#3779 amounts amount
#3780 serve served
#3781 IRAS I R A S
#3782 make help
#3783 hairs hair
#3784 out of scope out-of-scope
#3785 the there are
#3786 6th sixth
#3787 wont want
#3788 lots of many
#3789 company's companies
#3790 us use
#3791 technologies technology
#3792 cooperation co-operation
#3793 mother mothers
#3794 manage manages
#3795 first hand firsthand
#3796 haven't hadn't
#3797 workout work out
#3798 began begin
#3799 prepared prepare
#3800 at that