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 Then and then
#5002 farmers farmers'
#5003 changed changes
#5004 head ahead
#5005 no more anymore
#5006 students student's
#5007 gussets guests
#5008 differences difference
#5009 Anway Anyway
#5010 maximise maximize
#5011 abovementioned above mentioned
#5012 given give
#5013 appointment appointments
#5014 next following
#5015 to I will
#5016 aide aid
#5017 provided providing
#5018 who's who
#5019 built building
#5020 to find finding
#5021 and it This
#5022 that the The
#5023 a lot so much
#5024 attempt attempted
#5025 And We are
#5026 fist first
#5027 project specific project-specific
#5028 theres There are
#5029 what What are
#5030 causing causes
#5031 $ 20 $20
#5032 door step doorstep
#5033 assistant assistants
#5034 An For
#5035 having with
#5036 don't does not
#5037 But one One
#5038 ourself ourselves
#5039 covers cover
#5040 confident confidence
#5041 chemical chemicals
#5042 save saves
#5043 filled filed
#5044 cos because
#5045 delivery delivered
#5046 texts text
#5047 dependant dependent
#5048 are a
#5049 tattoo tattoos
#5050 turned turns
#5051 spread sheet spreadsheet
#5052 settle settled
#5053 building build
#5054 Emil email
#5055 rooms room
#5056 Let us Let's
#5057 managers manager's
#5058 x X's
#5059 did were
#5060 tell say
#5061 cause i because I
#5062 occurs occur
#5063 fields field
#5064 refer refers
#5065 writer writers
#5066 couldn't can't
#5067 cann’t can’t
#5068 authorize authorized
#5069 you're you were
#5070 explore explored
#5071 in during the
#5072 them selves themselves
#5073 should need to
#5074 5000 5 000
#5075  We We
#5076 fund funding
#5077 requesting request
#5078 this our
#5079 ad had
#5080 bu but
#5081 around in
#5082 later latter
#5083 an one
#5084 responsible responsibility
#5085 distance distances
#5086 woman woman's
#5087 ant and
#5088 with to the
#5089 reach reaches
#5090 one the
#5091 discuss discussion
#5092 check see
#5093 put make
#5094 different differences
#5095 Thank you Thanks
#5096 that of which
#5097 fulltime full-time
#5098 player players
#5099 management management's
#5100 is that