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
#3301 him him/her
#3302 estimation estimate
#3303 concerns concern
#3304 individuals individual
#3305 technology technological
#3306 your his
#3307 Teacher The teacher
#3308 increased increase
#3309 register registered
#3310 personality personalities
#3311 rather whether
#3312 a her
#3313 types type
#3314 followings following
#3315 hurt hurts
#3316 be me
#3317 be by
#3318 businesses business
#3319 medications medication
#3320 it’s there’s
#3321 are is the
#3322 can’t couldn’t
#3323 has been were
#3324 Patient The patient
#3325 feels felt
#3326 crimes crime
#3327 have done did
#3328 intresting interesting
#3329 get go
#3330 grandparents grandparents'
#3331 lock locked
#3332 worker workers
#3333 believes believed
#3334 continued continue
#3335 to see seeing
#3336 that with which
#3337 who He
#3338 fast paced fast-paced
#3339 US the U S
#3340 doc document
#3341 advises advice
#3342 don’t not
#3343 mean meant
#3344 txt text
#3345 Detective Detectives
#3346 treat treats
#3347 will does
#3348 is are a
#3349 Williams Williams'
#3350 shares share
#3351 step stepped
#3352 matters matter
#3353 America American
#3354 do can
#3355 image images
#3356 from starting
#3357 is have
#3358 organisation organisations
#3359 that’s that is
#3360 speak spoke
#3361 cards card
#3362 him himself
#3363 candidate candidates
#3364 why 'Why
#3365 this This is
#3366 cultural culturally
#3367 influence influences
#3368 to please
#3369 and I will
#3370 abuses abuse
#3371 that with whom
#3372 ones one
#3373 gave gives
#3374 apologies apologise
#3375 yall y'all
#3376 quiet quite
#3377 and with With
#3378 calls called
#3379 Lastly Finally
#3380 live leave
#3381 materials material
#3382 quotation quote
#3383 qoute quote
#3384 to take taking
#3385 achieve achieved
#3386 realise realize
#3387 Reference In reference
#3388 holiday holidays
#3389 we and I
#3390 can't cannot
#3391 to create creating
#3392 increasing increase
#3393 Ph D PhD
#3394 am will
#3395 very so
#3396 mentions mentioned
#3397 have know
#3398 movements movement
#3399 begun began
#3400 protect protects