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
#6301 1 pm 1pm
#6302 bean been
#6303 challenge challenging
#6304 thee the
#6305 license licensed
#6306 programmes programme
#6307 didn't haven't
#6308 built in built-in
#6309 else where elsewhere
#6310 spot spots
#6311 crop crops
#6312 homes for sale home
#6313 identifies identify
#6314 tells tell
#6315 indicate indicated
#6316 more less
#6317 that in
#6318 it me
#6319 frequent frequently
#6320 into for
#6321 inspection inspections
#6322 exist existed
#6323 length lengths
#6324 descriptions description
#6325 providing provided
#6326 a at a
#6327 cut off cut-off
#6328 mangers managers
#6329 recourses resources
#6330 b/w between
#6331 also as
#6332 messages message
#6333 operator operators
#6334 mention mentioning
#6335 occurs occur
#6336 As well as In addition to
#6337 urself yourself
#6338 confidence confident
#6339 trip trips
#6340 is regarding regards
#6341 less lesser
#6342 will be was
#6343 comming coming
#6344 I've got I have
#6345 prepares prepare
#6346 thet that
#6347 conscious conscience
#6348 attempt attempts
#6349 7 pm 7pm
#6350 good best
#6351 My : my
#6352 time type
#6353 displays display
#6354 wining winning
#6355 17 2017
#6356 able unable
#6357 said continued
#6358 wait waited
#6359 towards for
#6360 paid/ payable paid/payable
#6361 So what What
#6362 promotion promotions
#6363 cared care
#6364 found discovered
#6365 pleese please
#6366 wel well
#6367 8th eighth
#6368 leaders leaders'
#6369 shoe shoes
#6370 get give
#6371 that’d that would
#6372 Following Further to
#6373 and every Every
#6374 food borne foodborne
#6375 In last Last
#6376 rythm rhythm
#6377 grate great
#6378 happened occurred
#6379 child care childcare
#6380 inquires inquiries
#6381 express expressing
#6382 to from the
#6383 trait traits
#6384 Chrismas Christmas
#6385 it was there were
#6386 after noon afternoon
#6387 need needs to
#6388 Now i I
#6389 side by side side-by-side
#6390 then to
#6391 competitor competitors
#6392 self worth self-worth
#6393 taken took
#6394 less little
#6395 Number The number
#6396 where so
#6397 low law
#6398 cann’t can’t
#6399 1950’s 1950s
#6400 recieving receiving