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
#5901 wand want
#5902 permeant permanent
#5903 over the counter over-the-counter
#5904 ia is
#5905 '”
#5906 then to
#5907 talked to spoke with
#5908 softcopy soft copy
#5909 intrest interest
#5910 parent parent's
#5911 settle settled
#5912 display displays
#5913 long longer
#5914 on against
#5915 participated participate
#5916 excepted accepted
#5917 are has
#5918 behavior behavioral
#5919 I also I
#5920 except expect
#5921 re regarding
#5922 pre-existing preexisting
#5923 refer referred
#5924 thy they
#5925 possibilities possibility
#5926 sheet sheets
#5927 different differences
#5928 ROI’s ROIs
#5929 generate generating
#5930 lecture lectures
#5931 – it It
#5932 player players
#5933 prevent prevents
#5934 to the in
#5935 is have been
#5936 beat beats
#5937 crosstalk cross-talk
#5938 is I
#5939 them selves themselves
#5940 methods method
#5941 weren’t were not
#5942 it's they're
#5943 affective effective
#5944 wouldn’t won’t
#5945 stand stood
#5946 DAMCE DAMCE's
#5947 which will to
#5948 ex boyfriend ex-boyfriend
#5949 hour our
#5950 ethics ethic
#5951 to be able in order
#5952 calender calendar
#5953 Since the The
#5954 so but
#5955 units unit
#5956 dependant dependent
#5957 personalised personalized
#5958 competitor competitors
#5959 back ago
#5960 belong belonged
#5961 shoot shot
#5962 turn turning
#5963 signs sign
#5964 Currently I am I am currently
#5965 for when
#5966 you she
#5967 an one
#5968 possibly possible
#5969 just ! Just
#5970 da the
#5971 I was I've been
#5972 and or a
#5973 creating created
#5974 practice practicing
#5975 to learn in learning
#5976 talking to talk
#5977 opens opened
#5978 agile the Agile
#5979 in across
#5980 Ms Mrs
#5981 with on the
#5982 will that would
#5983 Being that As
#5984 came arrived
#5985 sleep asleep
#5986 web based web-based
#5987 discover discovered
#5988 initiatives initiative
#5989 weight weigh
#5990 provide provider
#5991 generate generated
#5992 yes 'yes'
#5993 felling feeling
#5994 in around
#5995 more better
#5996 child care childcare
#5997 about on the
#5998 which is :
#5999 industries industry
#6000 females female