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
#8401 ever even
#8402 cousin cousin's
#8403 other order
#8404 talk discuss
#8405 international internationally
#8406 true through
#8407 wells well
#8408 risk taker risk-taker
#8409 talking speaking
#8410 I'm sorry Apologies
#8411 reach reaching
#8412 timeslot time slot
#8413 mouved moved
#8414 has needs
#8415 like such as :
#8416 outdoors outdoor
#8417 leaving leave
#8418 Else Otherwise
#8419 ver very
#8420 quite very
#8421 Sarah Sarah's
#8422 begin begun
#8423 in this
#8424 who’s who are
#8425 whats what is
#8426 owe owed
#8427 separately separate
#8428 The time Time
#8429 to come in coming
#8430 love have loved
#8431 5pm 5 : 00 p m
#8432 employees’ employees
#8433 devils devil
#8434 ex e g
#8435 if on
#8436 long time long-time
#8437 industries industry
#8438 posibility possibility
#8439 something things
#8440 UK based UK-based
#8441 see find out
#8442 ship shipping
#8443 routine routines
#8444 Hotel The hotel
#8445 placed place
#8446 receiving received
#8447 per cent percent
#8448 look am looking
#8449 to manage managing
#8450 to should I
#8451 places placed
#8452 enhance enhancing
#8453 Original The original
#8454 Friday’s Fridays
#8455 warning warnings
#8456 placement placements
#8457 Black a black
#8458 careless care less
#8459 define defines
#8460 hard working hardworking
#8461 intend intends
#8462 due to by
#8463 fill filling
#8464 finish finishing
#8465 such a this
#8466 poeple people
#8467 tune tuned
#8468 fixed fix
#8469 In that That
#8470 Sir / madam Sir/Madam
#8471 beating beat
#8472 and though
#8473 variable variables
#8474 this is
#8475 COP COB
#8476 loses losses
#8477 ’”
#8478 changed changing
#8479 husband husbands
#8480 below following
#8481 from beginning in
#8482 had hand
#8483 and sorry Sorry
#8484 dates data
#8485 reponse response
#8486 easy to use easy-to-use
#8487 responce response
#8488 contractors contractor's
#8489 award awards
#8490 gave provided
#8491 skill skills in order
#8492 taking takes
#8493 characters characters'
#8494 Just I was just
#8495 do don't
#8496 pick choose
#8497 calculation calculations
#8498 from front
#8499 No : no
#8500 to provide of providing