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
#1701 happened happen
#1702 means mean
#1703 illness illnesses
#1704 bachelor bachelor's
#1705 then them
#1706 assessment assessments
#1707 to use using
#1708 therefore so
#1709 they that
#1710 female females
#1711 support supported
#1712 sons son's
#1713 you're you are
#1714 hospital hospitals
#1715 be noted note
#1716 did does
#1717 would should
#1718 wether whether
#1719 Looking I'm looking
#1720 closed close
#1721 in an
#1722 choice choices
#1723 worked work
#1724 exited excited
#1725 know learn
#1726 it in
#1727 am will be
#1728 pattern patterns
#1729 1000 1 000
#1730 attend attended
#1731 practise practice
#1732 to towards
#1733 impacts impact
#1734 wit with
#1735 work place workplace
#1736 us our
#1737 lives live
#1738 practice practices
#1739 article articles
#1740 is would
#1741 14 14th
#1742 every thing everything
#1743 too also
#1744 or are
#1745 decided decide
#1746 better best
#1747 cannot could not
#1748 have been are
#1749 minutes minute
#1750 on line online
#1751 students student's
#1752 through in
#1753 they they're
#1754 project project's
#1755 22 22nd
#1756 let lets
#1757 that for which
#1758 for a
#1759 except accept
#1760 required require
#1761 Please Attached please
#1762 customer customer's
#1763 so please Please
#1764 posible possible
#1765 was did
#1766 Any way Anyway
#1767 game games
#1768 it’s it was
#1769 me you
#1770 play played
#1771 function functions
#1772 transaction transactions
#1773 know no
#1774 at a
#1775 mines mine
#1776 make do
#1777 as the
#1778 ( :
#1779 approach approaches
#1780 10am 10 am
#1781 peoples people's
#1782 being been
#1783 to or
#1784 material materials
#1785 hold holds
#1786 be are
#1787 should would
#1788 no one no-one
#1789 produce produced
#1790 ridesharing ride-sharing
#1791 dr doctor
#1792 by and
#1793 Am I am
#1794 favourite favorite
#1795 attitude attitudes
#1796 which the
#1797 became become
#1798 uses used
#1799 8 8th
#1800 Looks It looks

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