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
#3701 health-care healthcare
#3702 that like
#3703 it's this is
#3704 my your
#3705 I'd I would
#3706 didn't did not
#3707 contractor contractors
#3708 Sorry I am sorry
#3709 measurement measurements
#3710 Is Can
#3711 if in
#3712 changed changes
#3713 of as to
#3714 were had been
#3715 fill filled
#3716 to have for
#3717 ensure ensures
#3718 target targets
#3719 it is are
#3720 go to go-to
#3721 you her
#3722 hairs hair
#3723 30 30pm
#3724 correct correctly
#3725 new newly
#3726 said to told
#3727 at the
#3728 percent percentage
#3729 clarification clarifications
#3730 lie lies
#3731 it” it
#3732 university universities
#3733 we it
#3734 opening openings
#3735 finding to find
#3736 contact contacting
#3737 arrange arranged
#3738 correspondences correspondence
#3739 work related work-related
#3740 accident accidents
#3741 where what
#3742 brought bring
#3743 such so
#3744 have receive
#3745 sheet sheets
#3746 assist assists
#3747 deliver delivering
#3748 required requires
#3749 why what
#3750 So that That
#3751 appt appointment
#3752 requests request
#3753 good bye goodbye
#3754 welcome welcomed
#3755 there's there is
#3756 in that
#3757 interaction interactions
#3758 proof read proofread
#3759 effecting affecting
#3760 assist assisting
#3761 i e
#3762 window windows
#3763 positions position
#3764 stated said
#3765 Roberts Robert's
#3766 copy copies
#3767 turns turned
#3768 and let Let
#3769 me him
#3770 grandmothers grandmother's
#3771 through via
#3772 from about
#3773 asking asked
#3774 languages language
#3775 pop-in pop in
#3776 when since
#3777 profile profiles
#3778 remains remain
#3779 not don't
#3780 extention extension
#3781 the on
#3782 recognized recognize
#3783 expect except
#3784 complete completely
#3785 I write I'm writing
#3786 Couple A couple
#3787 gives provides
#3788 Will It will
#3789 rooms room
#3790 phones phone
#3791 esthetic aesthetic
#3792 his is
#3793 won't don't
#3794 with a
#3795 You gotta You've got to
#3796 near by nearby
#3797 develop develops
#3798 perception perceptions
#3799 one day one-day
#3800 wrote write