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
#8201 have I
#8202 only on on
#8203 wholes holes
#8204 go ahead go-ahead
#8205 exceed exceeded
#8206 woman woman's
#8207 chart charts
#8208 tough taught
#8209 did didn't
#8210 earths earth's
#8211 bring take
#8212 me them
#8213 sincere sincerest
#8214 making taking
#8215 price priced
#8216 fashion fashioned
#8217 complements compliments
#8218 act acted
#8219 basic basics
#8220 last in
#8221 self assessment self-assessment
#8222 break broke
#8223 consistence consistent
#8224 lost lots
#8225 committe committee
#8226 teaches teach
#8227 want wanting
#8228 and It was
#8229 specifcation specification
#8230 soonest as soon as
#8231 relations relation
#8232 foward forward
#8233 circumstances circumstance
#8234 I 75 I-75
#8235 have include
#8236 pains pain
#8237 getting having
#8238 I ll I'll
#8239 got receive
#8240 but Unfortunately
#8241 could've could have
#8242 prefers prefer
#8243 please place
#8244 complicate complicated
#8245 consider be considered
#8246 learnings learning
#8247 mid the middle
#8248 out” out
#8249 5 % 5%
#8250 I send I'm sending
#8251 under way underway
#8252 ensuring to ensure that
#8253 Sr Senior
#8254 expects expect
#8255 may be is
#8256 expressing express
#8257 gave provided
#8258 shoud should
#8259 headed heading
#8260 writing to write
#8261 resident resident's
#8262 kno know
#8263 recalled recall
#8264 draft drafted
#8265 past pass
#8266 meets met
#8267 cancelling canceling
#8268 to on a
#8269 it her
#8270 shoe shoes
#8271 locally owned locally-owned
#8272 is needed needs
#8273 indicator indicators
#8274 is did
#8275 point pointed
#8276 both either
#8277 If that if
#8278 that on which
#8279 does if
#8280 exist existing
#8281 Spanish speaking Spanish-speaking
#8282 up” up
#8283 and However
#8284 intervention interventions
#8285 cousin cousins
#8286 store store's
#8287 bus buses
#8288 through-out throughout
#8289 Like what As
#8290 medium sized medium-sized
#8291 sigh sign
#8292 web sites websites
#8293 and no No
#8294 thinking thought
#8295 Tatum Tatum's
#8296 some where somewhere
#8297 unabsorbed non-absorbed
#8298 conclude concluded
#8299 non profit non-profit
#8300 worth worthy

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