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
#5001 latter letter
#5002 discover discovered
#5003 runners runner's
#5004 rush rushed
#5005 Mon Monday
#5006 assure assured
#5007 30 day 30-day
#5008 through though
#5009 terms term
#5010 mouths months
#5011 make-up make up
#5012 asked asks
#5013 looking for seeking
#5014 Sites Site
#5015 give send
#5016 he's he has
#5017 quotation quotations
#5018 followup follow up
#5019 lose loss
#5020 where during which
#5021 walked walk
#5022 the :
#5023 talked to spoke with
#5024 yourself yourselves
#5025 to do in doing
#5026 song songs
#5027 guaranty guarantee
#5028 for four
#5029 signal signals
#5030 street streets
#5031 was became
#5032 analyze analyzed
#5033 get gotten
#5034 in the with
#5035 Defence Defense
#5036 startup start-up
#5037 beck back
#5038 would had
#5039 be feel
#5040 form for
#5041 failure failures
#5042 non SAP non-SAP
#5043 families family's
#5044 and yes Yes
#5045 seemed seems
#5046 re are
#5047 learning to learn
#5048 on demand on-demand
#5049 papers paper
#5050 do be
#5051 achieving achieve
#5052 roles role
#5053 night night's
#5054 collect collecting
#5055 and by
#5056 was having had
#5057 1500 1 500
#5058 commision commission
#5059 ( the
#5060 staff stuff
#5061 will we
#5062 doesn’t don't
#5063 me” me
#5064 that of which
#5065 Wal-Mart WalMart
#5066 doesn't isn't
#5067 parts part
#5068 colors colours
#5069 explains explain
#5070 someday some day
#5071 setting set
#5072 someone anyone
#5073 teenager teenagers
#5074 identifying identify
#5075 ages aged
#5076 wright right
#5077 taking making
#5078 boys boy's
#5079 that whose
#5080 anyway any way that
#5081 had did
#5082 box boxes
#5083 favorites favorite
#5084 Just Please
#5085 24 hour 24-hour
#5086 head ahead
#5087 key keys
#5088 filled fill
#5089 usually usual
#5090 are if
#5091 Number The number
#5092 there they are
#5093 stays stay
#5094 site sight
#5095 wouldn’t would not
#5096 deduction/ allowance deduction/allowance
#5097 advisors advisers
#5098 this an
#5099 ment meant
#5100 Just I am just