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
#5501 exception exceptions
#5502 one day one-day
#5503 one's ones
#5504 and let Let
#5505 technician technicians
#5506 I’d I would
#5507 What’s What is
#5508 socio economic socio-economic
#5509 maximise maximize
#5510 side site
#5511 at about
#5512 teenage teenaged
#5513 over and
#5514 the from
#5515 morning morning's
#5516 affect affected
#5517 awards award
#5518 reoccurring recurring
#5519 in around
#5520 possibility possible
#5521 to give giving
#5522 pair pairs
#5523 inspire inspired
#5524 visa visas
#5525 to regarding
#5526 involves involved
#5527 Dr The doctor
#5528 by but
#5529 happily happy
#5530 So could Could
#5531 isn’t wasn’t
#5532 put make
#5533 19 nineteen
#5534 foreign sourced foreign-sourced
#5535 where ever wherever
#5536 by be
#5537 telling tell
#5538 pains pain
#5539 are being have been
#5540 turn turning
#5541 wish would like
#5542 staff staffed
#5543 investigation investigations
#5544 & i and I
#5545 cliche cliché
#5546 searching search
#5547 right away immediately
#5548 made did
#5549 needs requires
#5550 can’t can
#5551 Also and also
#5552 up ups
#5553 hoping hope
#5554 for when
#5555 10000 10 000
#5556 permissions permission
#5557 booked book
#5558 her my
#5559 asks ask
#5560 learner learners
#5561 theyre they're
#5562 hour our
#5563 world view worldview
#5564 &and and
#5565 tour tours
#5566 each other one another
#5567 offering offerings
#5568 that the The
#5569 agents agents'
#5570 7th seventh
#5571 may my
#5572 if you could please
#5573 Little My little
#5574 white whites
#5575 as being
#5576 board boards
#5577 nit not
#5578 Cost The cost
#5579 semi annual Semi-annual
#5580 which as
#5581 We 'We
#5582 have keep
#5583 behind the scenes behind-the-scenes
#5584 collect collecting
#5585 Australia Australian
#5586 didn't doesn't
#5587 countries country's
#5588 was if
#5589 games game
#5590 excited exciting
#5591 Deaf the deaf
#5592 can are
#5593 failure failures
#5594 give send
#5595 Please can you Would you please
#5596 notes note
#5597 one pager one-pager
#5598 only the
#5599 electrician electricians
#5600 weight as weighted at