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
#901 this a
#902 he they
#903 behaviour behavior
#904 Second The second
#905 companies company's
#906 changes change
#907 over more than
#908 takes take
#909 case cases
#910 sign signed
#911 step steps
#912 her his
#913 option options
#914 and i I
#915 agree agreed
#916 and then Then
#917 place placed
#918 we have we
#919 we you
#920 become became
#921 when that
#922 cell phone cellphone
#923 Is It is
#924 like as if
#925 item items
#926 Iam I am
#927 00am 00 am
#928 that so
#929 difference differences
#930 am have been
#931 hands on hands-on
#932 getting get
#933 team team's
#934 sale sales
#935 say said
#936 of if
#937 master master's
#938 would have had
#939 The and the
#940 being be
#941 fix fixed
#942 activity activities
#943 and along with
#944 kinda kind of
#945 book books
#946 comes came
#947 he it
#948 operation operations
#949 I’m I
#950 place places
#951 15 fifteen
#952 today this
#953 focus focuses
#954 start starting
#955 build building
#956 15 15th
#957 Also Furthermore
#958 advance advanced
#959 he he's
#960 confirm confirmed
#961 interview interviews
#962 knew know
#963 as has
#964 holidays holiday
#965 reasons reason
#966 see saw
#967 pay paid
#968 an any
#969 she she's
#970 he she
#971 a of
#972 he who
#973 where that
#974 bring bringing
#975 him he
#976 try trying
#977 Student The student
#978 because of due to
#979 and/ or and/or
#980 return returned
#981 Beside Besides
#982 know known
#983 I'm I was
#984 when where
#985 incase in case
#986 Thiz This
#987 with at
#988 it and
#989 weeks week's
#990 the of
#991 women women's
#992 I've I have
#993 Nov November
#994 amongst among
#995 understand understands
#996 pass passed
#997 with as
#998 it’s it is
#999 Just wanted I just want
#1000 transfer transferred

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