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
#16501 purpose reason
#16502 repeat's repeats
#16503 chocking choking
#16504 25 $25
#16505 is a was the
#16506 describe describing
#16507 favorit favorite
#16508 09 9
#16509 Willian William
#16510 statment statement
#16511 married marry
#16512 forth coming forthcoming
#16513 considerate considered
#16514 to visit visiting
#16515 Hall Hall's
#16516 3 of three
#16517 you the your
#16518 to set in setting
#16519 4’’ 4
#16520 we one
#16521 peple people
#16522 neighbors neighbours
#16523 carries carried
#16524 clam claim
#16525 4 5 four and a half
#16526 you how
#16527 So our Our
#16528 Campbell Campbell's
#16529 recruit recruitment
#16530 with who
#16531 who have completed to complete
#16532 him” him ”
#16533 heathy healthy
#16534 aids aides
#16535 excellent quality excellent-quality
#16536 us each other
#16537 again the
#16538 up most utmost
#16539 He However he
#16540 rises raises
#16541 interpreter interpreters
#16542 that therefore
#16543 see hear
#16544 agencies agency's
#16545 back to
#16546 think about consider
#16547 safe safety
#16548 habe have
#16549 45pm 45 p m
#16550 SE’s SEs
#16551 Master Master's degree
#16552 where we to
#16553 chances opportunities
#16554 a walk walks
#16555 nighttime night time
#16556 race racial
#16557 hand over hand-over
#16558 bachelor’s bachelors
#16559 DVD's DVDs
#16560 SNC-L S N C -L
#16561 its to it's too
#16562 not nothing
#16563 60's 60s
#16564 doing engaged in
#16565 manners matters
#16566 lays lie
#16567 health care the healthcare
#16568 urgent urgently
#16569 awards award submissions
#16570 provision made/ written provisions made/written
#16571 give do
#16572 step-mother stepmother
#16573 either or
#16574 document documentation
#16575 was a were
#16576 Netherland Netherlands
#16577 same sex same-sex
#16578 Email An email was
#16579 down syndrome Down's Syndrome
#16580 recomended recommend
#16581 inovice invoice
#16582 resort resorts
#16583 banner banners
#16584 emails e-mails
#16585 hart heart
#16586 miner minor
#16587 2 the two
#16588 can have has
#16589 committed committee
#16590 You when you
#16591 $ 18 $18
#16592 let allowed
#16593 makeups makeup
#16594 cheap cheaply
#16595 cross crosses
#16596 affects will affect
#16597 it with it
#16598 gold goal
#16599 eliminate eliminated
#16600 She when she