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
#2601 tries tried
#2602 hurts hurt
#2603 shes she's
#2604 my by
#2605 authors author's
#2606 offense offence
#2607 it so
#2608 Wish Wishing
#2609 no one anyone
#2610 doing making
#2611 are can be
#2612 usage use
#2613 I had I
#2614 regarding about
#2615 restriction restrictions
#2616 talk speak
#2617 really very
#2618 this his
#2619 workers workers'
#2620 colleague colleagues
#2621 color colors
#2622 Spoke I spoke
#2623 it's there's
#2624 the english English
#2625 performance performances
#2626 giving give
#2627 there this
#2628 can be are
#2629 wish wishes
#2630 Airlines Airlines'
#2631 open minded open-minded
#2632 development developments
#2633 that whom
#2634 performances performance
#2635 out side outside
#2636 my our
#2637 it It is
#2638 1st the first
#2639 cloths clothes
#2640 reduce reduces
#2641 American America
#2642 rights right
#2643 thinks think
#2644 before prior to
#2645 missed miss
#2646 delay delayed
#2647 that since
#2648 well good
#2649 population populations
#2650 organize organized
#2651 publish published
#2652 fine well
#2653 sometimes sometime
#2654 cultural culture
#2655 hands hand
#2656 talking talk
#2657 says say
#2658 student student's
#2659 not note
#2660 girls girl's
#2661 observe observed
#2662 ca can
#2663 arrived arrive
#2664 revise revised
#2665 mom mom's
#2666 stress stressed
#2667 receive receives
#2668 with to the
#2669 and and/or
#2670 rates rate
#2671 move in move-in
#2672 here her
#2673 USW U S W
#2674 organisations organizations
#2675 levels level
#2676 start begin
#2677 work load workload
#2678 hard working hard-working
#2679 U S US
#2680 Additional Additionally
#2681 accomplishment accomplishments
#2682 lead leading
#2683 suits suit
#2684 emotion emotions
#2685 piece pieces
#2686 practices practice
#2687 but unfortunately Unfortunately
#2688 dont doesn't
#2689 assist assistance
#2690 any the
#2691 under in
#2692 food foods
#2693 helped help
#2694 from the
#2695 owner owners
#2696 nad and
#2697 If Can
#2698 becoming become
#2699 back ground background
#2700 suspect suspect's

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