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
#14201 was wondering wondered
#14202 shift shifted
#14203 want it wanted
#14204 out outside of
#14205 sit seat
#14206 To I want to
#14207 mentioned mentioning
#14208 tensions tension
#14209 leads leading
#14210 dislike disliked
#14211 road works roadworks
#14212 for which that
#14213 set arrange
#14214 favorite favorites
#14215 passing passed
#14216 Irregardless Regardless
#14217 I'm 'I'm
#14218 possible potential
#14219 struggle struggling
#14220 term team
#14221 In order to To
#14222 let inform
#14223 secure security
#14224 becomes is becoming
#14225 Josh Josh's
#14226 perimeter perimeters
#14227 advise advises
#14228 novel novels
#14229 small short
#14230 document documented
#14231 can t can't
#14232 parent parental
#14233 stand alone standalone
#14234 vitamin vitamins
#14235 draw drawer
#14236 goal setting goal-setting
#14237 Hector Villanueva
#14238 comes becomes
#14239 they have
#14240 clock in clock-in
#14241 studio studios
#14242 chick fila Chick-fil-A
#14243 opportunity’s opportunities
#14244 Company A company
#14245 in towards
#14246 World wide World-wide
#14247 self discovery self-discovery
#14248 quiz quizzes
#14249 Control the control
#14250 me us I
#14251 banks bank's
#14252 year’s years
#14253 tries try
#14254 this is it was
#14255 fell falls
#14256 went was
#14257 does was
#14258 28th of 28
#14259 upon when
#14260 roof roofing
#14261 acquire acquired
#14262 other some
#14263 as a by
#14264 honor honors
#14265 revert back respond
#14266 stole steal
#14267 you'd you've
#14268 notice notify
#14269 negative negatives
#14270 bother brother
#14271 Nation National
#14272 to add of adding
#14273 comes is
#14274 There is a A
#14275 deduction /allowance deduction/allowance
#14276 Ability The ability
#14277 suitable suited
#14278 consider considering
#14279 looking at watching
#14280 realise release
#14281 10 year 10-year
#14282 when though
#14283 remark remarks
#14284 better the best
#14285 subscriber subscribers
#14286 EVS E V S
#14287 – So so
#14288 1
#14289 or and the
#14290 and were
#14291 neurologist neurologists
#14292 workign working
#14293 those does
#14294 Worry Worrying
#14295 Beginning the beginning
#14296 ended ends
#14297 African American African-Americans
#14298 to your
#14299 individual individually
#14300 personalities personality

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