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
#6001 to buy buying
#6002 Think I think
#6003 forgot forget
#6004 yhe the
#6005 assign assigned
#6006 show demonstrate
#6007 thus this
#6008 highly very
#6009 fight fights
#6010 And Furthermore
#6011 love like
#6012 successes success
#6013 we the
#6014 harassing harass
#6015 prevent prevents
#6016 being that since
#6017 fund funding
#6018 to move moving
#6019 was if
#6020 That This is
#6021 to at the
#6022 it her
#6023 unabsorbed non-absorbed
#6024 lines line
#6025 signs sign
#6026 efficient efficiently
#6027 required requires
#6028 sleep sleeps
#6029 analyze analyzed
#6030 PhD Ph D
#6031 confirm confirms
#6032 drop out dropout
#6033 subscales sub-scales
#6034 spoked spoke
#6035 significant significance
#6036 so I
#6037 makes making
#6038 control controls
#6039 put make
#6040 what's what was
#6041 Also there There
#6042 iz is
#6043 company’s company
#6044 all most almost
#6045 nutrition nutritional
#6046 ideal idea
#6047 Please can you Would you please
#6048 US the USA
#6049 socio economic socio-economic
#6050 status statuses
#6051 if are
#6052 are needing need
#6053 are being have been
#6054 We're We
#6055 comming coming
#6056 demonstrate demonstrated
#6057 saying say
#6058 Couldn't I couldn't
#6059 out of state out-of-state
#6060 ate eaten
#6061 you’ll you will
#6062 would may
#6063 on that
#6064 confirme confirm
#6065 mark marked
#6066 it their
#6067 Deaf the deaf
#6068 daughter daughters
#6069 i : I
#6070 throught through
#6071 already previously
#6072 Third The third
#6073 taken take
#6074 ! :
#6075 African Americans African-Americans
#6076 men male
#6077 hasn't haven't
#6078 sell sells
#6079 to be are
#6080 its’ its
#6081 would did
#6082 produces produce
#6083 authors author
#6084 We are We're
#6085 So what What
#6086 Also It also
#6087 them which
#6088 which as
#6089 USA US
#6090 check out checkout
#6091 propose purpose
#6092 where so
#6093 Pease Please
#6094 and their Their
#6095 who’s who are
#6096 help helpful
#6097 repair repairs
#6098 attache attached
#6099 completelly completely
#6100 math maths