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 toward to
#8102 patient’s patient
#8103 grinded ground
#8104 have seen saw
#8105 half way half-way
#8106 within by
#8107 external externally
#8108 dentist dentist's
#8109 And thanks Thanks
#8110 was going went
#8111 wheels wheel
#8112 likes liked
#8113 honest honestly
#8114 prod production
#8115 authors author
#8116 your you to
#8117 its ok It's okay
#8118 Holmes Holmes'
#8119 surprised surprise
#8120 incorporate incorporates
#8121 beater better
#8122 to get for getting
#8123 will take takes
#8124 bad negative
#8125 O Lakes O'Lakes
#8126 was went
#8127 Yes… Yes
#8128 finance financial
#8129 brochure brochures
#8130 Then my My
#8131 assist help
#8132 stay are staying
#8133 review reviewing the
#8134 was becomes
#8135 thing things that
#8136 awards award submissions
#8137 at of the
#8138 engages engage
#8139 see have seen
#8140 that has who have
#8141 Free We offer free
#8142 depends dependent
#8143 small little
#8144 someone's someone
#8145 their that there
#8146 is determine determines
#8147 to back
#8148 helpdesk help desk
#8149 arises arise
#8150 assess assessed
#8151 numbers a number
#8152 from now on moving forward
#8153 dud did
#8154 field slaves field-slaves
#8155 qualified qualify
#8156 gotta must
#8157 program program's
#8158 sleep asleep
#8159 fro from
#8160 refuses refused
#8161 § Initiated §Initiated
#8162 Being Having
#8163 Indonesia Indonesian
#8164 installation installations
#8165 do be
#8166 them us
#8167 that to which
#8168 Am And
#8169 compensability compensation
#8170 concerned concerns
#8171 box boxes
#8172 95 % 95%
#8173 Friday's Fridays
#8174 complain complaints
#8175 on against
#8176 brother in law brother-in-law
#8177 avaible available
#8178 fiber fibre
#8179 why : Why
#8180 instant instance
#8181 identity identities
#8182 90s 1990s
#8183 to develop in developing
#8184 once in a lifetime once-in-a-lifetime
#8185 absent absence
#8186 also a
#8187 AlJazeera Al Jazeera
#8188 what regarding which
#8189 indicate indicated
#8190 possesion possession
#8191 proceed proceeded
#8192 showed show
#8193 think believe that
#8194 in details detail
#8195 a such
#8196 tell telling
#8197 2 2pm
#8198 there a
#8199 arent aren't
#8200 clean up clean-up