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 efforts effort
#802 place placed
#803 turn turned
#804 different differently
#805 item items
#806 he who
#807 and a
#808 decision making decision-making
#809 as has
#810 because of due to
#811 become became
#812 advices advice
#813 takes take
#814 12 twelve
#815 quick quickly
#816 by on
#817 from at
#818 word words
#819 move moved
#820 for by
#821 experience experienced
#822 represent represents
#823 changes change
#824 threw through
#825 when where
#826 and then Then
#827 mind minds
#828 start starting
#829 Dec December
#830 agree agreed
#831 go goes
#832 to be being
#833 his this
#834 that those
#835 children children's
#836 for as
#837 require requires
#838 as at
#839 said say
#840 use using
#841 holidays holiday
#842 with the
#843 and then
#844 place places
#845 realized realize
#846 ask asks
#847 as to be
#848 last past
#849 and you You
#850 have are
#851 become becomes
#852 that's that
#853 or of
#854 within in
#855 term terms
#856 individual individuals
#857 know now
#858 these those
#859 and It
#860 I am I'm
#861 they and
#862 company company's
#863 had been was
#864 with as
#865 that as
#866 no know
#867 loosing losing
#868 book books
#869 shall will
#870 yourself you
#871 he she
#872 hold held
#873 ect etc
#874 goes go
#875 made make
#876 out of from
#877 by through
#878 master masters
#879 to that you
#880 difference differences
#881 I’ve I have
#882 I in
#883 up to date up-to-date
#884 parent parents
#885 effect affect
#886 Is It is
#887 weather whether
#888 step steps
#889 end to end end-to-end
#890 and along with
#891 update updates
#892 seem seems
#893 pass passed
#894 asked ask
#895 every one everyone
#896 on onto
#897 course courses
#898 detail details
#899 learn learning
#900 to by