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
#1801 are the
#1802 or for
#1803 as when
#1804 done completed
#1805 lectures lecturers
#1806 address addresses
#1807 characteristic characteristics
#1808 stakeholder stakeholders
#1809 not neither
#1810 Jun June
#1811 go goes
#1812 stay stayed
#1813 damages damage
#1814 effected affected
#1815 problem solving problem-solving
#1816 because since
#1817 these those
#1818 believes believed
#1819 The 'The
#1820 they are it is
#1821 Client The client
#1822 belive believe
#1823 there here
#1824 the in
#1825 am will be
#1826 we're were
#1827 appt appointment
#1828 allow allowed
#1829 play plays
#1830 set up set-up
#1831 and for
#1832 challenges challenge
#1833 in depth in-depth
#1834 complainant complainant's
#1835 all the
#1836 taking talking
#1837 consider considered
#1838 adolescent adolescents
#1839 have do
#1840 pattern patterns
#1841 current currently
#1842 Then the The
#1843 Could you please Please
#1844 on of the
#1845 statement statements
#1846 invoice invoices
#1847 offers offer
#1848 Looking I'm looking
#1849 it is is it
#1850 more most
#1851 room rooms
#1852 any thing anything
#1853 receive receives
#1854 So so that
#1855 spend spending
#1856 attached attach
#1857 produce produced
#1858 out outside
#1859 among amongst
#1860 that would to
#1861 thinking think
#1862 story stories
#1863 1000 1 000
#1864 challenge challenges
#1865 men men's
#1866 remain remains
#1867 getting receiving
#1868 his/her their
#1869 please pleased
#1870 quit quite
#1871 report reported
#1872 hold held
#1873 on and
#1874 children’s children
#1875 includes including
#1876 going to will
#1877 to be of being
#1878 everyone everyone's
#1879 x x's
#1880 some any
#1881 answer answered
#1882 handle handled
#1883 set sets
#1884 high higher
#1885 landlord landlord's
#1886 her here
#1887 because that
#1888 and thank Thank
#1889 website websites
#1890 in at a
#1891 and on
#1892 sentence sentences
#1893 we we'd
#1894 and this which
#1895 in over
#1896 Same The same
#1897 ”asked ” asked
#1898 make-up makeup
#1899 was have been
#1900 roles role

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