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
#3201 she's she was
#3202 went goes
#3203 midterm mid-term
#3204 mean meant
#3205 names name
#3206 complete completing
#3207 added add
#3208 sit sat
#3209 How 'How
#3210 would is
#3211 that how
#3212 over come overcome
#3213 kept keep
#3214 and this which
#3215 push pushed
#3216 of to the
#3217 alway always
#3218 became becomes
#3219 know have known
#3220 suspect suspects
#3221 can will be able to
#3222 be by
#3223 organise organize
#3224 didn't did not
#3225 Ph D PhD
#3226 Teacher The teacher
#3227 managers managers'
#3228 frist first
#3229 begun began
#3230 yall y'all
#3231 in that
#3232 text book textbook
#3233 realise realize
#3234 treat treats
#3235 missed miss
#3236 diner dinner
#3237 are would
#3238 Id I'd
#3239 a in
#3240 materials material
#3241 comission commission
#3242 fo of
#3243 contractor contractors
#3244 anytime at any time
#3245 said stated
#3246 Patient The patient
#3247 every all
#3248 doesn’t didn’t
#3249 get go
#3250 lots of many
#3251 sign signing
#3252 seeing to see
#3253 30 am 30am
#3254 plan planning
#3255 god good
#3256 drawing drawings
#3257 and I am
#3258 proof read proofread
#3259 them him
#3260 a her
#3261 friends friend
#3262 esthetic aesthetic
#3263 be remain
#3264 orders order
#3265 if whether or not
#3266 to with the
#3267 moved move
#3268 too two
#3269 expression expressions
#3270 they which
#3271 should to
#3272 step stepped
#3273 himself themselves
#3274 design designing
#3275 mentions mentioned
#3276 proved proven
#3277 need require
#3278 are include
#3279 4pm 4 pm
#3280 custom customs
#3281 managed manage
#3282 thank-you thank you
#3283 is have
#3284 There is Is there
#3285 7pm 7 pm
#3286 to it
#3287 it to
#3288 seperate separate
#3289 1 $1
#3290 with while
#3291 intrested interested
#3292 Looking We look
#3293 under in
#3294 take have
#3295 contribute contributes
#3296 receive receives
#3297 afterward afterwards
#3298 brief briefed
#3299 preformed performed
#3300 loves loved