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
#8101 built building
#8102 lose loses
#8103 favour favor
#8104 reaching to reach
#8105 CEO’s CEOs
#8106 Quick A quick
#8107 guilty guilt
#8108 export exported
#8109 like such
#8110 As an For
#8111 as they They
#8112 time date
#8113 like minded like-minded
#8114 wake wakes
#8115 plant based plant-based
#8116 Original The original
#8117 knew new
#8118 homeschooled home-schooled
#8119 installment instalment
#8120 posibility possibility
#8121 And according According
#8122 Instructor The instructor
#8123 rainforest rain forest
#8124 sell sold
#8125 assistance assistant
#8126 we’ve we have
#8127 response respond to
#8128 I ; m I'm
#8129 geometrical geometric
#8130 finance financial
#8131 people to people people-to-people
#8132 sent send it
#8133 and because
#8134 destroyed destroy
#8135 kill killed
#8136 lying laying
#8137 submit submitting
#8138 their that there
#8139 performed perform
#8140 hand on hands-on
#8141 behaviours behavior
#8142 Looking forwards I look forward
#8143 trainer trainers
#8144 needing need
#8145 affected affect
#8146 to I should
#8147 tha the
#8148 circumstances circumstance
#8149 are is that
#8150 to I can
#8151 to meet in meeting
#8152 starting beginning
#8153 should be is
#8154 teacher’s teachers'
#8155 cannot are unable to
#8156 i am I was
#8157 have received
#8158 $ 2 $2
#8159 issue problem
#8160 Urbantoons Urbantoons'
#8161 electronics electronic
#8162 We As we
#8163 causing causes
#8164 wating waiting
#8165 by in the
#8166 diamond diamonds
#8167 deal dealing
#8168 serous serious
#8169 lost lots
#8170 turning turn
#8171 on time on-time
#8172 personnels personnel
#8173 surface surfaces
#8174 trainings training sessions
#8175 completely complete
#8176 in to a
#8177 ain't isn't
#8178 stand point of view standpoint
#8179 that we We
#8180 exist existing
#8181 As well In addition
#8182 going planning
#8183 Saturdays Saturday's
#8184 determines determine
#8185 applies apply
#8186 hard working hardworking
#8187 episode episodes
#8188 5 $5
#8189 recertification re-certification
#8190 I have
#8191 retailer retailers
#8192 stand up stand-up
#8193 Darwins Darwin's
#8194 shut down shutdown
#8195 landlord landlord's
#8196 were we
#8197 models model
#8198 him that he
#8199 there are are there
#8200 several few