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
#8901 put add
#8902 exchange exchanging
#8903 the client clients
#8904 have give
#8905 12 week 12-week
#8906 was wasn't
#8907 would've would have
#8908 few several
#8909 medic medical
#8910 waiting on awaiting
#8911 will be would
#8912 no ! No
#8913 girl’s girls'
#8914 elements element
#8915 to against
#8916 panelist panelists
#8917 weight as weighted at
#8918 fix fixes
#8919 pressures pressure
#8920 result resulted
#8921 offering offered
#8922 wake wakes
#8923 enlighten enlightened
#8924 absolute absolutely
#8925 honor honored
#8926 co workers co-workers
#8927 Please could Would
#8928 will make makes
#8929 colleges college
#8930 absolutly absolutely
#8931 get had
#8932 neighbor neighbors
#8933 domain domains
#8934 yet and
#8935 grate great
#8936 entitled titled
#8937 because is that
#8938 indicate indicated
#8939 followed follows
#8940 much needed much-needed
#8941 20 $20
#8942 Because there There
#8943 solve solves
#8944 spirit spirits
#8945 worry worries
#8946 right away immediately
#8947 associates associates'
#8948 wait for await
#8949 refuses refused
#8950 James James'
#8951 time management time-management
#8952 ’”
#8953 mistakes mistake
#8954 Rd Road
#8955 loses losses
#8956 to with a
#8957 up-to-date up to date
#8958 cells cell
#8959 want wanting
#8960 religious religion
#8961 there life their lives
#8962 hand writing handwriting
#8963 o clock o'clock
#8964 Tim Tim's
#8965 grave yard graveyard
#8966 regards to regarding
#8967 abt about
#8968 we're we were
#8969 wheels wheel
#8970 As well as In addition to
#8971 walk in walk-in
#8972 business man businessman
#8973 operation operating
#8974 possess possesses
#8975 McDonalds McDonald's
#8976 learn have learned
#8977 companys company's
#8978 stand by standby
#8979 the when
#8980 ear ears
#8981 grow grows
#8982 as compared in comparison
#8983 Its ok It's OK
#8984 you students
#8985 caracter character
#8986 the by
#8987 purse pursue
#8988 principals principles
#8989 responsable responsible
#8990 the for a
#8991 perm permanent
#8992 so now Now
#8993 wanting wanted
#8994 highly high
#8995 a every
#8996 come be
#8997 of through
#8998 models model
#8999 them students
#9000 heads head