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
#2501 and when
#2502 individuals individual's
#2503 door doors
#2504 assist assisting
#2505 well being wellbeing
#2506 interests interest
#2507 consolidate consolidated
#2508 00 pm 00pm
#2509 care giver caregiver
#2510 patients patient
#2511 thought through
#2512 advertisement advertisements
#2513 client’s clients'
#2514 my by
#2515 varies various
#2516 '
#2517 moment moments
#2518 because it It
#2519 can should
#2520 planning plan
#2521 confuse confused
#2522 colors colours
#2523 cannot could not
#2524 processes process
#2525 participate participated
#2526 Alright All right
#2527 master masters
#2528 make sure ensure
#2529 moment time
#2530 programs program
#2531 Asian American Asian-Americans
#2532 affective effective
#2533 walk walking
#2534 because and
#2535 Nov November
#2536 meet meets
#2537 countries country
#2538 it's that's
#2539 Don’t I don’t
#2540 never ever
#2541 intelligent intelligence
#2542 this his
#2543 words word
#2544 users users'
#2545 file files
#2546 set sit
#2547 thinks think
#2548 in on a
#2549 a another
#2550 adress address
#2551 finding find
#2552 lot lots
#2553 talk speak
#2554 make take
#2555 don’t not
#2556 for and
#2557 these of the
#2558 and let Let
#2559 waiting awaiting
#2560 a head ahead
#2561 works worked
#2562 side sides
#2563 exited excited
#2564 Id I'd
#2565 insure ensure
#2566 lay lie
#2567 40 forty
#2568 go ahead go-ahead
#2569 members members'
#2570 learning learn
#2571 to give giving
#2572 charge charges
#2573 size sized
#2574 that like
#2575 3 hour 3-hour
#2576 talent talents
#2577 Thanking Thank
#2578 some the
#2579 who whose
#2580 don’t won’t
#2581 face faces
#2582 i were I have been
#2583 into on
#2584 a lot of many
#2585 ever every
#2586 join joined
#2587 number amount
#2588 that since
#2589 increased increase
#2590 person persons
#2591 at as
#2592 some something
#2593 while and
#2594 show shown
#2595 for to have
#2596 review reviews
#2597 Then So
#2598 news letter newsletter
#2599 train training
#2600 play played

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