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
#6601 Received I received
#6602 to we will
#6603 shave shaved
#6604 mean meaning
#6605 became was
#6606 occurred occur
#6607 competition competitions
#6608 aide aid
#6609 pound pounds
#6610 weren’t were not
#6611 capabilities capability
#6612 mm2 mm squared
#6613 expose exposed
#6614 at risk at-risk
#6615 fallowing following
#6616 company’s company
#6617 awards award
#6618 select selected
#6619 bu but
#6620 Meanwhile In the meantime
#6621 correcting correct
#6622 out of pocket out-of-pocket
#6623 but buy
#6624 and just Just
#6625 will find finds
#6626 raise raising
#6627 opens opened
#6628 shool school
#6629 But but the
#6630 users user's
#6631 Can It can
#6632 nearby near
#6633 punctuations punctuation
#6634 and in the
#6635 physical physically
#6636 from through
#6637 edit edited
#6638 professional professionally
#6639 whose who
#6640 u that you
#6641 talking to talk
#6642 clinic clinics
#6643 figure figures
#6644 kelps kelp
#6645 couldn’t couldn't
#6646 waters water
#6647 attached attachment
#6648 leaving leave
#6649 wouldn't would not
#6650 cut cuts
#6651 dessert desert
#6652 start up start-up
#6653 lifecycle life cycle
#6654 allowed allows
#6655 misunderstanding misunderstandings
#6656 for far
#6657 that on
#6658 introduce introducing
#6659 Happy I am happy
#6660 some thing something
#6661 attended attend
#6662 I’ll I
#6663 cannot are unable to
#6664 draw drawing
#6665 reviews review
#6666 World” World
#6667 VC's VCs
#6668 sending being sent
#6669 and have Have
#6670 notes note
#6671 females female
#6672 for the of
#6673 rely reply
#6674 approved approval
#6675 4000 4 000
#6676 question questioned
#6677 instalments installments
#6678 himself him
#6679 miss understood misunderstood
#6680 told tells
#6681 placed place
#6682 for so that
#6683 ex boyfriend ex-boyfriend
#6684 honour honor
#6685 yesterdays yesterday's
#6686 agin again
#6687 made caused
#6688 processed process
#6689 footages footage
#6690 Final The final
#6691 $ 10 $10
#6692 ( and
#6693 medication medications
#6694 effect effective
#6695 So i I
#6696 office officer
#6697 predominately predominantly
#6698 strengths strength
#6699 and You
#6700 If Could