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
#3001 heard hear
#3002 save saved
#3003 requires required
#3004 match matches
#3005 his he is
#3006 a head ahead
#3007 would is
#3008 filed field
#3009 pass passes
#3010 gift gifts
#3011 doing making
#3012 peace piece
#3013 scene scenes
#3014 it was they were
#3015 building build
#3016 get become
#3017 care giver caregiver
#3018 would be was
#3019 post it posted
#3020 new news
#3021 change chance
#3022 set sit
#3023 posses possess
#3024 talks talk
#3025 locations location
#3026 varies various
#3027 face faces
#3028 something anything
#3029 couldn't can't
#3030 lunch time lunchtime
#3031 star start
#3032 link links
#3033 increasing increase
#3034 think believe
#3035 on or
#3036 early earlier
#3037 experiance experience
#3038 him/her them
#3039 finding find
#3040 thinks think
#3041 feeling feel
#3042 participate participated
#3043 ten 10
#3044 to towards
#3045 This In this
#3046 of the in
#3047 immediate immediately
#3048 indicates indicate
#3049 at as
#3050 appreacited appreciated
#3051 mother mothers
#3052 ship shipped
#3053 : the The
#3054 because it It
#3055 when what time
#3056 lead leading
#3057 specification specifications
#3058 interests interest
#3059 dept department
#3060 to please
#3061 well being wellbeing
#3062 nonfiction non-fiction
#3063 Looking We look
#3064 whole hole
#3065 processes process
#3066 other other's
#3067 respond responded
#3068 daughter daughter's
#3069 if ! If
#3070 is it was
#3071 procedure proceed
#3072 cover covers
#3073 opening open
#3074 in the at
#3075 secured secure
#3076 manufacture manufacturer
#3077 intervention interventions
#3078 their his
#3079 loved love
#3080 following follow
#3081 say says
#3082 Once When
#3083 included includes
#3084 100 % 100%
#3085 ti to
#3086 some something
#3087 individuals individual's
#3088 participants participants'
#3089 write right
#3090 everybody everyone
#3091 starting start
#3092 to find finding
#3093 Im I
#3094 all whole
#3095 ad and
#3096 break down breakdown
#3097 profile profiles
#3098 out up
#3099 showed shows
#3100 meanwhile meantime

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