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
#5301 work force workforce
#5302 equipment’s equipment
#5303 15pm 15 pm
#5304 youll you'll
#5305 approval approved
#5306 thousand 000
#5307 please advice Please advise
#5308 asking asked
#5309 making makes
#5310 range ranges
#5311 families family
#5312 checking check
#5313 fallowing following
#5314 talks talk
#5315 detailed detail
#5316 staff staffed
#5317 muscle muscles
#5318 isn’t wasn’t
#5319 technics techniques
#5320 valuable invaluable
#5321 choose chooses
#5322 through though
#5323 VC's VCs
#5324 this so
#5325 wish would like
#5326 issue issued
#5327 oversea overseas
#5328 all whole
#5329 attend attends
#5330 was will be
#5331 it ! It
#5332 24 hour 24-hour
#5333 from of the
#5334 this our
#5335 reach-out reach out
#5336 dont didn't
#5337 launch launched
#5338 believes believed
#5339 Monday's Mondays
#5340 okay OK
#5341 rise raise
#5342 experiments experiment
#5343 fails fail
#5344 he is they are
#5345 attached attachment
#5346 colleges colleagues
#5347 preference preferences
#5348 receives receive
#5349 solutions solution
#5350 describes describe
#5351 and do Do
#5352 I’m looking I look
#5353 availabilities availability
#5354 definition definitions
#5355 observed observe
#5356 strengthen strengthened
#5357 modern day modern-day
#5358 canceled cancelled
#5359 hard copy hardcopy
#5360 force forced
#5361 Douglas Douglass
#5362 I'm am
#5363 designer designers
#5364 determine determining
#5365 revenues revenue
#5366 measure measured
#5367 # number
#5368 am working work
#5369 walkthrough walk through
#5370 We that we
#5371 mangers managers
#5372 close closer
#5373 rely reply
#5374 element elements
#5375 encourage encourages
#5376 with without
#5377 to have of having
#5378 bests best
#5379 appt appointment
#5380 your an
#5381 booked book
#5382 mange manage
#5383 age aged
#5384 everything every
#5385 we us
#5386 dates date
#5387 isn't aren't
#5388 also too
#5389 love like
#5390 languages language
#5391 made gave
#5392 processed process
#5393 depending dependent
#5394 not any no
#5395 customised customized
#5396 foe for
#5397 4pm 4 : 00pm
#5398 during while
#5399 where ever wherever
#5400 trip trips