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
#1301 communicate communicating
#1302 address addressed
#1303 say said
#1304 can’t couldn’t
#1305 strategy strategies
#1306 organizations organization's
#1307 provides provided
#1308 and my My
#1309 represent represents
#1310 to use using
#1311 there the
#1312 what how
#1313 our their
#1314 you to
#1315 continues continue
#1316 ASP ASAP
#1317 night nights
#1318 getting being
#1319 about regarding
#1320 to toward
#1321 are is a
#1322 to have having
#1323 it's is
#1324 then them
#1325 function functions
#1326 they they're
#1327 with within
#1328 have had a
#1329 comes came
#1330 class room classroom
#1331 outcome outcomes
#1332 pay paid
#1333 saving savings
#1334 cloths clothes
#1335 hearing hear
#1336 institution institutions
#1337 pick up pick-up
#1338 nothing anything
#1339 strength strengths
#1340 me to that I
#1341 fathers father's
#1342 starts started
#1343 what ever whatever
#1344 on the
#1345 One Once
#1346 have am
#1347 organisation organization
#1348 numbers number
#1349 love loves
#1350 time frame timeframe
#1351 feed back feedback
#1352 body bodies
#1353 pass passed
#1354 8 8th
#1355 voice mail voicemail
#1356 risk risks
#1357 This is These are
#1358 today this
#1359 our out
#1360 until by
#1361 the for
#1362 being to be
#1363 perspective perspectives
#1364 R44 R 44
#1365 submit submitted
#1366 has as
#1367 resident residents
#1368 complain complaint
#1369 can are able to
#1370 the other another
#1371 Had I had
#1372 it's it
#1373 and there There
#1374 think thought
#1375 as us
#1376 head heads
#1377 here hear
#1378 photo photos
#1379 onwards onward
#1380 abuses abuse
#1381 weeks week
#1382 that whether
#1383 systems system
#1384 important importantly
#1385 mother mother's
#1386 masters master's
#1387 which what
#1388 and it which
#1389 made make
#1390 check in check-in
#1391 assists assist
#1392 seem seemed
#1393 set setting
#1394 I'll I'd
#1395 massage message
#1396 keep kept
#1397 Wanted I wanted
#1398 network networks
#1399 recieve receive
#1400 adolescents adolescents'

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