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
#10301 have develop
#10302 Jason Jason's
#10303 textile textiles
#10304 mind blowing mind-blowing
#10305 wish are looking
#10306 notices notice
#10307 applies apply
#10308 spill spills
#10309 for :
#10310 less little
#10311 comparison comparisons
#10312 gray grey
#10313 to buy in buying
#10314 make let
#10315 suggested suggests
#10316 need needing
#10317 Now a day Nowadays
#10318 cross cultural cross-cultural
#10319 however although
#10320 button” button
#10321 deserves deserve
#10322 school wide school-wide
#10323 you a
#10324 to be from being
#10325 a chance an opportunity
#10326 Asked I asked
#10327 China the Chinese
#10328 into the in
#10329 CC’ed cc’d
#10330 gives giving
#10331 prospects prospect
#10332 I one
#10333 sites site's
#10334 note noted
#10335 officers officer's
#10336 baby babies
#10337 Xmas Christmas
#10338 otherwise this is not the case
#10339 It is passable Is it possible
#10340 stood standing
#10341 letting to let
#10342 has taken took
#10343 agreed agrees
#10344 that and it
#10345 Pte P t e
#10346 slide slid
#10347 approch approach
#10348 Hutus Hutu
#10349 Wensday Wednesday
#10350 Quick A quick
#10351 inside into
#10352 DFP D F P
#10353 that to whom
#10354 a parent parents
#10355 birth day birthday
#10356 price fee
#10357 3am 3 am
#10358 have had to
#10359 on to a
#10360 outdoors outdoor
#10361 grown up grown-up
#10362 outline outlines
#10363 distribute distributed
#10364 finalize finalizing
#10365 authorize authorized
#10366 see have
#10367 Girl The girl
#10368 rely really
#10369 bussy busy
#10370 I 75 I-75
#10371 that who have
#10372 regards to regarding
#10373 begin begun
#10374 who whoever
#10375 woke awoke
#10376 to feel of feeling
#10377 if and
#10378 fiend friend
#10379 Then I I then
#10380 listen listens
#10381 interesting about interested in
#10382 you please
#10383 transferring transfer
#10384 to into a
#10385 on toward
#10386 I would request please Please
#10387 Dec of December
#10388 for in order to
#10389 tracks track
#10390 id if
#10391 mood moods
#10392 files file
#10393 if If the
#10394 were did
#10395 about of the
#10396 dialog dialogue
#10397 on time on-time
#10398 willing your willingness
#10399 yells yelled
#10400 is having has