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
#2001 will may
#2002 9 9th
#2003 past passed
#2004 make sure ensure
#2005 change changing
#2006 spent spend
#2007 pull pulled
#2008 on a
#2009 adress address
#2010 paper papers
#2011 can are able to
#2012 make take
#2013 can't couldn't
#2014 those that
#2015 fit fits
#2016 of regarding
#2017 ( [
#2018 you've you
#2019 offers offer
#2020 class room classroom
#2021 expression expressions
#2022 weeks week
#2023 death deaths
#2024 can should
#2025 them the
#2026 in when
#2027 youre you're
#2028 30pm 30 p m
#2029 raise raised
#2030 dept department
#2031 manage managing
#2032 section sections
#2033 no where nowhere
#2034 email emailed
#2035 4pm 4 pm
#2036 likes like
#2037 Wish I wish
#2038 show showing
#2039 got were
#2040 given giving
#2041 to should
#2042 recieve receive
#2043 your one's
#2044 programs program
#2045 men man
#2046 damages damage
#2047 strategy strategies
#2048 increase increasing
#2049 bachelors bachelor's
#2050 age ages
#2051 when as
#2052 his he
#2053 seperate separate
#2054 complains complaints
#2055 replace replaced
#2056 bless blessed
#2057 some times sometimes
#2058 Had I had
#2059 provided provide
#2060 Have I have
#2061 may could
#2062 save saved
#2063 project project's
#2064 taking talking
#2065 words word
#2066 policy policies
#2067 tell told
#2068 improvement improvements
#2069 schools school's
#2070 if of whether
#2071 Greeting Greetings
#2072 Main The main
#2073 a your
#2074 in of the
#2075 him it
#2076 was are
#2077 Also we We
#2078 listen listening
#2079 counseling counselling
#2080 3 3rd
#2081 since because
#2082 any anything
#2083 direction directions
#2084 more most
#2085 technique techniques
#2086 when ever whenever
#2087 is to be
#2088 site sites
#2089 leave leaves
#2090 but it It
#2091 loss lost
#2092 Only The only
#2093 mechanism mechanisms
#2094 is am
#2095 gave given
#2096 if for
#2097 After When
#2098 affects affect
#2099 What 'What
#2100 only just

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