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
#9001 illustrated illustrates
#9002 cover-letter cover letter
#9003 licencing licensing
#9004 intergenerational inter-generational
#9005 installing install a
#9006 postsecular post-secular
#9007 stated indicated
#9008 out to
#9009 I that I'd
#9010 replayed replied
#9011 he’s he/she’s
#9012 strive striving
#9013 8 pm 8pm
#9014 arm arms
#9015 Last For the last
#9016 public public's
#9017 students’ student's
#9018 companys companies
#9019 get will receive
#9020 low earning low-earning
#9021 refer reference
#9022 I’s my
#9023 for to be
#9024 weekdays a weekday
#9025 here attached Attached
#9026 ROI’s ROIs
#9027 lock locks
#9028 citys cities
#9029 through over
#9030 When you You
#9031 pool pools
#9032 Socilogy sociology
#9033 % percentage
#9034 p pm
#9035 but butt
#9036 1990s 1990's
#9037 Rick Rick's
#9038 year’s years
#9039 that who are
#9040 lighting lightning
#9041 modelling modeling
#9042 expand expanding
#9043 resturant restaurant
#9044 Hawkins Hawkins'
#9045 reinforce reinforced
#9046 no number
#9047 and If so
#9048 received receiving
#9049 have are having
#9050 restrains restraints
#9051 has become became
#9052 Nothing There's nothing
#9053 trading training
#9054 disput dispute
#9055 discuses discuss
#9056 decreased decrease
#9057 California Californian
#9058 reflecting reflection
#9059 who I
#9060 broken broke
#9061 passion passions
#9062 convert converts
#9063 city’s city
#9064 Wish Wishing
#9065 a child children
#9066 who’s who has
#9067 I''ll I'll
#9068 borders border
#9069 tell you share
#9070 work” work ”
#9071 scare scared
#9072 earring earrings
#9073 6mths / 12mths 6mths/12mths
#9074 after a a
#9075 pass passing
#9076 multiples multiple
#9077 photograph photography
#9078 most the latest
#9079 mid October mid-October
#9080 fully automated fully-automated
#9081 is helping helps
#9082 open minded openminded
#9083 migrated migrate
#9084 The When the
#9085 majors major
#9086 and :
#9087 on able unable
#9088 floors floor
#9089 9 8
#9090 committe committee
#9091 purchasing purchase
#9092 repair repaired
#9093 please ! Please
#9094 10mins 10 minutes
#9095 25 year old 25-year-old
#9096 wanting wanted
#9097 supportive supporting
#9098 energic energetic
#9099 While their Their
#9100 Also In addition

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