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
#6401 in throughout
#6402 strong strongly
#6403 $ 10 $10
#6404 to the a
#6405 realised realise
#6406 meet see
#6407 encourages encourage
#6408 what where
#6409 So could Could
#6410 While During
#6411 to move moving
#6412 she they
#6413 anticompetitive anti-competitive
#6414 boarder border
#6415 math maths
#6416 sending sent
#6417 described describe
#6418 museum museums
#6419 were we are
#6420 top tier top-tier
#6421 but she She
#6422 The During the
#6423 cant cannot
#6424 tenants tenant
#6425 If 'If
#6426 through-out throughout
#6427 hide hid
#6428 conscious conscience
#6429 I've got I have
#6430 for in a
#6431 stand stood
#6432 las last
#6433 and in the
#6434 during throughout
#6435 sleep sleeps
#6436 ive I
#6437 computers computer
#6438 alternative alternatives
#6439 & Regards and regards
#6440 a few some
#6441 arround around
#6442 and or a
#6443 track tracks
#6444 characters character
#6445 is it was
#6446 student’s student
#6447 modification modifications
#6448 whose the
#6449 arrived arrives
#6450 guest guest's
#6451 license licenses
#6452 taking to take
#6453 shoulder shoulders
#6454 Cell phones Cellphones
#6455 patient the patient's
#6456 how as
#6457 followed follow
#6458 Americas America's
#6459 giving to give
#6460 owners owner's
#6461 Government The government
#6462 author authors
#6463 The but the
#6464 establish establishing
#6465 family family's
#6466 show demonstrate
#6467 lists list
#6468 pick choose
#6469 facts fact
#6470 Very I'm very
#6471 let's lets
#6472 us me
#6473 experiences experienced
#6474 theirs there's
#6475 draw drawing
#6476 hang hung
#6477 bag bags
#6478 their is there are
#6479 taken took
#6480 – this This
#6481 year end year-end
#6482 to build building
#6483 regarding regards
#6484 searching search
#6485 Facebook face book
#6486 it… it
#6487 15 minute 15-minute
#6488 anyone someone
#6489 cared care
#6490 Dr The doctor
#6491 its is it
#6492 addresses address
#6493 trails trials
#6494 nitriding nitriting
#6495 8 am 8am
#6496 before beforehand
#6497 beat beaten
#6498 progress process
#6499 seemed seems
#6500 can't don't