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 manage managed
#902 starts started
#903 order ordered
#904 focus focuses
#905 Oct October
#906 behaviors behavior
#907 advices advice
#908 because of due to
#909 comes came
#910 today this
#911 Sorry Apologies
#912 when where
#913 holidays holiday
#914 as at
#915 become became
#916 a of
#917 live lives
#918 post posts
#919 step steps
#920 this a
#921 as a
#922 cell phone cellphone
#923 pg p
#924 am have been
#925 Thankyou Thank you
#926 hold held
#927 he who
#928 make up makeup
#929 her his
#930 with in within
#931 when if
#932 with the
#933 option options
#934 document documents
#935 if when
#936 with within
#937 we have we
#938 od of
#939 laying lying
#940 with at
#941 organisation organization
#942 build building
#943 15 15th
#944 set sets
#945 family families
#946 shall should
#947 pass passed
#948 like as if
#949 min minutes
#950 defiantly definitely
#951 fix fixed
#952 it’s is
#953 I’m I am
#954 lmk let me know
#955 would have had
#956 made make
#957 like likes
#958 department departments
#959 pay paid
#960 Nov November
#961 order orders
#962 where that
#963 learnt learned
#964 bring bringing
#965 grade grades
#966 represent represents
#967 by on
#968 sign signed
#969 informations information
#970 interview interviews
#971 state states
#972 an any
#973 one on one one-on-one
#974 book books
#975 to by
#976 taking taken
#977 follow followed
#978 share shared
#979 wants wanted
#980 start starting
#981 we you
#982 standard standards
#983 discussion discussions
#984 since for
#985 projects project
#986 he she
#987 showing show
#988 reasons reason
#989 these those
#990 item items
#991 return returned
#992 and when When
#993 part time part-time
#994 realized realize
#995 ask asks
#996 and also Also
#997 felt feel
#998 know now
#999 opinion opinions
#1000 about that