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
#15001 copy copying
#15002 4pm 4 00pm
#15003 1 1st of
#15004 additonal additional
#15005 about for the
#15006 do were
#15007 to me the
#15008 range ranging
#15009 can” can ”
#15010 Steven Steven's
#15011 themselves himself
#15012 Mike like
#15013 After Upon
#15014 proofreading proofread
#15015 Blondes blonde
#15016 go to attend
#15017 i wake I woke
#15018 pertains pertain
#15019 am pm
#15020 contact with contacted
#15021 find identify
#15022 with to have
#15023 Population The population
#15024 Im wery wery god I'm very very good
#15025 of called
#15026 Jvon Javon
#15027 admission the admissions
#15028 bak back
#15029 Winner The winner
#15030 reside resides
#15031 sent sends
#15032 estimates estimate
#15033 as all All
#15034 stander standard
#15035 gives allows
#15036 I’m living I live
#15037 earlier previously
#15038 gave shared with
#15039 therefore then
#15040 The ethylene Ethylene
#15041 make devise
#15042 charakter character
#15043 protocol protocols
#15044 Massive A massive
#15045 tone tones
#15046 will were
#15047 that about the
#15048 and of Of
#15049 Huges Hughes
#15050 cheek check
#15051 every very
#15052 ride rode
#15053 proud pride
#15054 off task off-task
#15055 boards board
#15056 licenses licences
#15057 Day the day
#15058 are expecting expect
#15059 succesfully successfully
#15060 hidden hide
#15061 these that
#15062 possible potential
#15063 Glass The glass
#15064 braking breaking
#15065 percentage percentages
#15066 offer invite
#15067 IPhone the iPhone
#15068 well deserved well-deserved
#15069 Weather The weather
#15070 thinking about considering
#15071 can is able to
#15072 CV CVs
#15073 would’ve would have
#15074 to we could
#15075 agressive aggressive
#15076 over communicate over-communicate
#15077 Because because the
#15078 looking and I look
#15079 Massey Massey's
#15080 has We have
#15081 GarageBand Garage Band
#15082 solving solve
#15083 comfort comforted
#15084 teachers’ teacher's
#15085 sand castle sandcastle
#15086 imagine imagining
#15087 recall remember
#15088 was will
#15089 determined determine
#15090 through of
#15091 and/or and / or
#15092 friend ship friendship
#15093 explainer explanation
#15094 T I P TIP
#15095 presenting representing
#15096 step-mother stepmother
#15097 existed exist
#15098 Account Accounting
#15099 a question questions
#15100 fitted fit