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
#7001 are wanting want
#7002 notified notify
#7003 student students'
#7004 aid aids
#7005 pleaze please
#7006 are being have been
#7007 license licence
#7008 Drive Driver
#7009 would like wish
#7010 had done did
#7011 finance finances
#7012 firms firm's
#7013 covering cover
#7014 but what What
#7015 subscription subscriptions
#7016 FYI For your information
#7017 startups startup
#7018 problem issue
#7019 proceed proceeds
#7020 any either
#7021 shcool school
#7022 purchased purchase
#7023 attach have attached
#7024 customer’s customers'
#7025 show demonstrate
#7026 strengthen strengthening
#7027 interventions intervention
#7028 shows showing
#7029 leading leads
#7030 takes make
#7031 being that since
#7032 every any
#7033 is have been
#7034 inquires inquiries
#7035 since for the
#7036 does doesn't
#7037 hours hours'
#7038 fight fought
#7039 to put putting
#7040 communication communicate
#7041 break broken
#7042 in via
#7043 after noon afternoon
#7044 in among
#7045 a of the
#7046 03 3
#7047 oppose opposed
#7048 ground grounds
#7049 alternative alternatives
#7050 replies replied
#7051 hasn't haven't
#7052 where for which
#7053 wondering wandering
#7054 It 'It
#7055 substance substances
#7056 for forward to
#7057 sleep slept
#7058 i were I am
#7059 good better
#7060 wishing wish
#7061 license licensed
#7062 giving gives
#7063 please pleasure
#7064 congestions congestion
#7065 ther there
#7066 with in the
#7067 My : my
#7068 I’ll I would
#7069 tell ask
#7070 bit little
#7071 write writes
#7072 messages message
#7073 drink drinking
#7074 their his or her
#7075 countries countries'
#7076 you that
#7077 Also and also
#7078 casted cast
#7079 and it that
#7080 8pm 8 pm
#7081 years old year-old
#7082 by in the
#7083 appears appeared
#7084 morning morning's
#7085 charges charge
#7086 90 days 90-day
#7087 forward forth
#7088 back yard backyard
#7089 container containers
#7090 by because of
#7091 visite visit
#7092 tubs tubes
#7093 ideal idea
#7094 utilise utilize
#7095 them selves themselves
#7096 have taken took
#7097 out in
#7098 but they
#7099 On last Last
#7100 would does