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
#1 the a
#2 is are
#3 in on
#4 a the
#5 is was
#6 will would
#7 a an
#8 on in
#9 & and
#10 that who
#11 are is
#12 its it's
#13 have has
#14 was were
#15 to for
#16 can could
#17 which that
#18 e-mail email
#19 you your
#20 has have
#21 of for
#22 for to
#23 your you're
#24 in at
#25 would will
#26 that which
#27 2 two
#28 this these
#29 Hope I hope
#30 Im I'm
#31 there their
#32 ok okay
#33 in into
#34 are were
#35 and to
#36 have had
#37 3 three
#38 if whether
#39 it this
#40 to too
#41 wanted want
#42 to with
#43 need needs
#44 could can
#45 this the
#46 at in
#47 of in
#48 u you
#49 an a
#50 in to

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