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
#3601 fits fit
#3602 deserve deserves
#3603 confuse confused
#3604 terrorist terrorists
#3605 this them
#3606 clean cleaning
#3607 our or
#3608 Last Lastly
#3609 our self ourselves
#3610 school work schoolwork
#3611 lecture lecturer
#3612 and is
#3613 brief briefed
#3614 smart phones smartphones
#3615 where whereas
#3616 rezone reason
#3617 screen screens
#3618 and are
#3619 adolescent adolescents
#3620 presents present
#3621 scene scenes
#3622 getting becoming
#3623 organize organizing
#3624 classroom classrooms
#3625 counselor counsellor
#3626 instalment installment
#3627 challenges challenge
#3628 references reference
#3629 stop stops
#3630 competences competencies
#3631 17 seventeen
#3632 for as a
#3633 are area
#3634 diagnosis diagnoses
#3635 a that
#3636 COC’s COCs
#3637 mother mothers
#3638 what's what is
#3639 forgot forgotten
#3640 Attached The attached
#3641 it to
#3642 reference references
#3643 prequalification pre-qualification
#3644 deduction/ allowance deduction/allowance
#3645 welcoming welcome
#3646 Also we We also
#3647 insight insights
#3648 effects effect
#3649 documents document
#3650 but he He
#3651 haven't hadn't
#3652 licence license
#3653 that's that are
#3654 thank ! Thank
#3655 high highly
#3656 leads led
#3657 do take
#3658 her its
#3659 2 pm 2pm
#3660 more other
#3661 yo your
#3662 enjoyed enjoy
#3663 wouldnt wouldn't
#3664 organise organize
#3665 sales sale
#3666 path paths
#3667 interested interesting
#3668 to with the
#3669 implement implementing
#3670 coz because
#3671 moment time
#3672 attitudes attitude
#3673 deep deeply
#3674 25 twenty-five
#3675 adolescents adolescents'
#3676 know knowing
#3677 sending send
#3678 wont want
#3679 lots lot
#3680 night nights
#3681 day day's
#3682 desk desks
#3683 5pm 5 pm
#3684 2 to
#3685 amounts amount
#3686 since after
#3687 image imagine
#3688 and how How
#3689 hard working hardworking
#3690 fall falls
#3691 eventhough even though
#3692 never not
#3693 6th sixth
#3694 requested request
#3695 world wide worldwide
#3696 life changing life-changing
#3697 brought bought
#3698 founded found
#3699 explain explaining
#3700 related relate