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 saying says
#8102 on during the
#8103 price priced
#8104 earlier earliest
#8105 while with
#8106 If that if
#8107 ensuring to ensure that
#8108 replied reply
#8109 I was
#8110 could was able to
#8111 English speaking English-speaking
#8112 first class first-class
#8113 how in the way that
#8114 Saturday Saturdays
#8115 bond bonds
#8116 progression progress
#8117 think believe that
#8118 mention mentioning
#8119 vote voted
#8120 lack lacks
#8121 score scored
#8122 on off
#8123 battle battles
#8124 come arrive
#8125 its self itself
#8126 do work
#8127 getting gaining
#8128 hers her
#8129 Not It is not
#8130 asses assess
#8131 want wanting
#8132 __ )
#8133 Isreal Israel
#8134 youre your
#8135 one way one-way
#8136 James James'
#8137 must will
#8138 agents agent's
#8139 brands brand's
#8140 travel trip
#8141 him that he
#8142 abt about
#8143 Then after After
#8144 22th 22nd
#8145 renew renewed
#8146 financial financially
#8147 did didn't
#8148 because when
#8149 also as
#8150 are whether
#8151 Dr The doctor
#8152 installment instalment
#8153 lawyer lawyers
#8154 handicap handicapped
#8155 returning return
#8156 gave giving
#8157 to do to-do
#8158 Tank Thank
#8159 low budget low-budget
#8160 offence offense
#8161 wWe We
#8162 chicken chickens
#8163 the more
#8164 stoping stopping
#8165 relate relates
#8166 3 hour 3-hour
#8167 under way underway
#8168 confusing confusion
#8169 customer the customer's
#8170 (
#8171 manufactures manufacturers
#8172 specific specifics
#8173 Purpose The purpose
#8174 Someone Some
#8175 guards guard
#8176 would wouldn't
#8177 for or
#8178 million millions
#8179 anticompetitive anti-competitive
#8180 gain/ loss gain/loss
#8181 wishing I wish
#8182 are is an
#8183 you re you're
#8184 $ 300 $300
#8185 accepted accept
#8186 As for For
#8187 needs that need
#8188 Time The time
#8189 learn gain
#8190 cases case
#8191 authors authors'
#8192 I 'm I'm
#8193 was that
#8194 what’s what was
#8195 Gentleman Gentlemen
#8196 won’t wouldn’t
#8197 do have done
#8198 negative negatively
#8199 complain complaints
#8200 Sine Since