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
#801 rate rates
#802 amongst among
#803 12 twelve
#804 and then
#805 by on
#806 30pm 30 pm
#807 right rights
#808 assignment assignments
#809 has been is
#810 to be being
#811 set sets
#812 had been was
#813 I’m I am
#814 asked ask
#815 efforts effort
#816 chose choose
#817 understand understanding
#818 order ordered
#819 today today's
#820 throw through
#821 today this
#822 gives give
#823 that as
#824 live life
#825 concern concerned
#826 take make
#827 model models
#828 comes came
#829 learnt learned
#830 we have we
#831 od of
#832 Second The second
#833 of and
#834 course courses
#835 Iam I am
#836 application applications
#837 because of due to
#838 include included
#839 say said
#840 mins minutes
#841 up to date up-to-date
#842 nor or
#843 person people
#844 do doing
#845 and a
#846 there it
#847 he who
#848 seem seems
#849 when if
#850 goes go
#851 item items
#852 word words
#853 when where
#854 a as a
#855 these those
#856 for as
#857 may might
#858 and i I
#859 takes take
#860 become became
#861 the then
#862 detail details
#863 was had
#864 to by
#865 fix fixed
#866 place placed
#867 organisation organization
#868 when that
#869 making make
#870 laying lying
#871 would have had
#872 am have been
#873 or of
#874 that so
#875 quick quickly
#876 though through
#877 as has
#878 agree agreed
#879 how that
#880 Is It is
#881 children children's
#882 require requires
#883 like likes
#884 worst worse
#885 show showed
#886 made make
#887 ect etc
#888 Sorry Apologies
#889 projects project
#890 threw through
#891 doesn't don't
#892 changes change
#893 as a a
#894 if when
#895 realized realize
#896 option options
#897 this a
#898 her his
#899 go goes
#900 enjoy enjoyed