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
#21501 state stage
#21502 ! So so
#21503 once one's
#21504 except but
#21505 allows allowing
#21506 nonaccession-year non-accession year
#21507 reveal revealed
#21508 Going Moving
#21509 to complete completing
#21510 The people People
#21511 at oversea overseas
#21512 te to
#21513 you collection's their collections
#21514 are were the
#21515 last lasted
#21516 to ask asked
#21517 WMUs WMU's
#21518 easy ease
#21519 Here is There are
#21520 Variety A variety
#21521 contradicting contradictory
#21522 Loop that loop He
#21523 one only only one
#21524 od of the
#21525 be come become
#21526 leurn learn
#21527 freakin freaking
#21528 mountain mountainous
#21529 be wanting want
#21530 smoke smokes
#21531 unbalance imbalance
#21532 can go goes
#21533 having and have
#21534 homeschooled home schooled
#21535 in achieving to achieve
#21536 instructor instructor's
#21537 interacting interact
#21538 for living to live
#21539 truths truth
#21540 additions addition
#21541 so it which
#21542 bathing bath
#21543 Teresa Teresa's
#21544 bcause because
#21545 lied lies
#21546 continue working continuing to work
#21547 Call A call
#21548 multiple multiply
#21549 Since then we both We
#21550 9p 9 p m
#21551 represent representative
#21552 good a better
#21553 old fashioned old-fashioned
#21554 lock in lock-in
#21555 bare bear the
#21556 keep have kept
#21557 smart grid smart-grid
#21558 to start in starting
#21559 co owner co-owner
#21560 are and is
#21561 with were
#21562 shadow shadowed
#21563 thin think
#21564 appraised praised
#21565 sighseeing sightseeing
#21566 i I want to
#21567 to attend attending
#21568 LED’s LEDs
#21569 Dropship Drop Ship
#21570 the three
#21571 preplanned pre-planned
#21572 m my
#21573 some somewhat
#21574 3600 3 600
#21575 as —as
#21576 analytic analytical
#21577 week’s week
#21578 ex : e g
#21579 one option
#21580 closet closest
#21581 self 'self'
#21582 3-minute three-minute
#21583 Coverletter Cover Letter
#21584 more another
#21585 Pii Pi
#21586 last least
#21587 interdependence interdependent
#21588 assistance assisting
#21589 liquors liquor
#21590 find in finding
#21591 four and a half four-and-a-half
#21592 BrandGeist Brand Geist
#21593 important is importantly
#21594 live stay
#21595 2 year old two-year-old
#21596 years” years ”
#21597 will go went
#21598 ”The ” the
#21599 ANEMIA Anaemia
#21600 a bit rather