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
#10901 off campus off-campus
#10902 stil still
#10903 messaging message
#10904 graphics graphic
#10905 while that
#10906 fitting fit
#10907 once if
#10908 others other things
#10909 suffers suffer
#10910 15 % 15%
#10911 amended amend
#10912 there's there
#10913 ben been
#10914 lengths length
#10915 efficiently efficient
#10916 mast bumping mast-bumping
#10917 totaly totally
#10918 where of
#10919 prescription prescriptions
#10920 continually continuously
#10921 me my wife
#10922 1 year 1-year
#10923 that and it
#10924 install installing
#10925 African Africa
#10926 Po's Pos
#10927 Make Please make
#10928 our us
#10929 pleaser pleasure
#10930 makes causes
#10931 agreed agrees
#10932 focusses focuses
#10933 wrong doing wrongdoing
#10934 story telling storytelling
#10935 through and
#10936 arranged arrange
#10937 gain gaining
#10938 we will to
#10939 General The general
#10940 school wide school-wide
#10941 be include
#10942 replace replacing
#10943 tolking talking
#10944 Else Otherwise
#10945 3D 3 D
#10946 shouldn't should not
#10947 highlights highlight
#10948 clarify clarification
#10949 have share
#10950 : you You
#10951 with regards to regarding
#10952 for you
#10953 Iwill I will
#10954 prior previous
#10955 Srilanka Sri Lanka
#10956 could u would you
#10957 STD STDs
#10958 apointment appointment
#10959 to improve improving
#10960 mind blowing mind-blowing
#10961 built up built-up
#10962 to have that
#10963 delaying delay
#10964 6 7
#10965 registred registered
#10966 they this
#10967 lit light
#10968 her's hers
#10969 who’s who is
#10970 make may
#10971 langue language
#10972 can't not cannot
#10973 behaviours behaviour
#10974 won’t wouldn't
#10975 brain storming brainstorming
#10976 came got
#10977 Made I made
#10978 to listen listening
#10979 Me Mr
#10980 pulled pull
#10981 bulling bullying
#10982 break up break-up
#10983 though thought that
#10984 lover lovers
#10985 ( the The
#10986 expect expecting
#10987 intro's intros
#10988 hai Hi
#10989 upgrade upgraded
#10990 inside into
#10991 who whoever
#10992 provide offer
#10993 resend resent
#10994 owns own
#10995 though out throughout
#10996 your you were
#10997 fail failure
#10998 similiar similar
#10999 constitute constitutes
#11000 client's clients'

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