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
#7501 authority authorities
#7502 ghost ghosts
#7503 succed succeed
#7504 crack cracked
#7505 demands demand
#7506 Following Further to
#7507 rely really
#7508 miss understood misunderstood
#7509 incentive incentives
#7510 foreign source foreign-source
#7511 James James'
#7512 audit audits
#7513 finical financial
#7514 old older
#7515 for with the
#7516 go back return
#7517 leaned learned
#7518 voices voice
#7519 like minded like-minded
#7520 have I
#7521 gussets guests
#7522 Sarah Sarah's
#7523 they’re they are
#7524 format formats
#7525 PE P E
#7526 that’d that would
#7527 i I can
#7528 On the The
#7529 assumption assumptions
#7530 individuals/ companies individuals/companies
#7531 replacement replacements
#7532 perm permanent
#7533 Hi Him
#7534 time… time
#7535 stop stopping
#7536 why Why do
#7537 catch caught
#7538 to learn for learning
#7539 time off time-off
#7540 pressures pressure
#7541 I am sorry Apologies
#7542 officers officer's
#7543 investments investment
#7544 feature featured
#7545 strength strengthen
#7546 down done
#7547 tip tips
#7548 won't will
#7549 on via
#7550 time team
#7551 Inshala Inshallah
#7552 Towels Towel
#7553 chair chairs
#7554 firework fireworks
#7555 clarified clarify
#7556 spirit spirits
#7557 listened listen
#7558 boys boys'
#7559 ain't isn't
#7560 Not I am not
#7561 Rober Robert
#7562 datasets data sets
#7563 However it It
#7564 sing singing
#7565 I was
#7566 In addition Additionally
#7567 with within the
#7568 title titles
#7569 chance chances
#7570 by near
#7571 times the time
#7572 one they
#7573 dentist dentist's
#7574 And I I also
#7575 learn gain
#7576 home for cash home-for-cash
#7577 negative negatively
#7578 visit visiting
#7579 has taken took
#7580 approaches approach
#7581 motorcycle motorcycles
#7582 assistance assistant
#7583 left hand left-hand
#7584 volumes volume
#7585 remitted/ deemed remitted/deemed
#7586 had done did
#7587 takes will take
#7588 wear wore
#7589 grandmother grandmother's
#7590 how in the way that
#7591 world class world-class
#7592 holds hold
#7593 introduction introductory
#7594 also as
#7595 tonnes tons
#7596 prepare prepares
#7597 perspective prospective
#7598 indicate indicated
#7599 next upcoming
#7600 building to build