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 abovementioned above mentioned
#3002 Sorry I am sorry
#3003 points point
#3004 which whom
#3005 focused focus
#3006 developing develop
#3007 there for therefore
#3008 cc cc'd
#3009 grandparents grandparents'
#3010 have take
#3011 that's who's
#3012 missed miss
#3013 station stations
#3014 Ph D PhD
#3015 know ask
#3016 live leave
#3017 in with the
#3018 The For the
#3019 IRAS I R A S
#3020 cares care
#3021 invoice invoices
#3022 than to
#3023 I'd I would
#3024 engage engaged
#3025 knowing know
#3026 1pm 1 p m
#3027 Master’s Masters
#3028 describe describes
#3029 now a days nowadays
#3030 a in
#3031 researcher researchers
#3032 treat treats
#3033 see seen
#3034 influences influence
#3035 deal deals
#3036 got has
#3037 lil little
#3038 open opens
#3039 what who
#3040 that because
#3041 who whose
#3042 that can to
#3043 lead leading
#3044 1st the first
#3045 discussions discussion
#3046 check checking
#3047 With the The
#3048 between from
#3049 get are
#3050 maths math
#3051 to see seeing
#3052 a his
#3053 drawing drawings
#3054 over come overcome
#3055 it him
#3056 door doors
#3057 apologise apologize
#3058 10am 10 am
#3059 has been were
#3060 2pm 2 pm
#3061 additional addition
#3062 i I will
#3063 will does
#3064 fill filled
#3065 intresting interesting
#3066 thank-you thank you
#3067 surrounding surroundings
#3068 was being
#3069 a for
#3070 is are a
#3071 time frame timeframe
#3072 would is
#3073 because of for
#3074 did had done
#3075 technologies technology
#3076 addition additional
#3077 Following The following
#3078 throughout through
#3079 out off
#3080 belongs belong
#3081 take have
#3082 is that
#3083 or and/or
#3084 be by
#3085 counselor counsellor
#3086 fir for
#3087 ideas idea
#3088 make sure ensure that
#3089 if whether or not
#3090 as it It
#3091 over of
#3092 center centers
#3093 Sincerly Sincerely
#3094 us to that we
#3095 out of scope out-of-scope
#3096 Patient The patient
#3097 from starting
#3098 where as whereas
#3099 soo so
#3100 don't not