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
#6001 tax taxes
#6002 on the at
#6003 resulted resulting
#6004 got go
#6005 figure figures
#6006 this there
#6007 in are
#6008 y’all you all
#6009 copy copied
#6010 dies die
#6011 doubt doubts
#6012 Mai May
#6013 meaning meanings
#6014 such as like
#6015 due to as
#6016 four year four-year
#6017 tools tool
#6018 will be was
#6019 the that a
#6020 boys boys'
#6021 are wanting want
#6022 reduced reduce
#6023 respect respects
#6024 and any Any
#6025 check see
#6026 11 am 11am
#6027 couple couples
#6028 product product's
#6029 went came
#6030 stake holders stakeholders
#6031 agency agencies
#6032 knolage knowledge
#6033 signal signals
#6034 wat what
#6035 is foreseen a an extreme
#6036 if about whether
#6037 I've been I was
#6038 …”
#6039 re are
#6040 journey journeys
#6041 discipline disciplined
#6042 is that's
#6043 lives lived
#6044 haven’t hadn’t
#6045 Israel Israeli
#6046 collect collecting
#6047 forgot forget
#6048 helped helps
#6049 will need needs
#6050 stress free stress-free
#6051 lose loss
#6052 Oh 'Oh
#6053 considering consider
#6054 $ 5 $5
#6055 is on
#6056 We Our
#6057 sexual sexually
#6058 Due Owing
#6059 finalised finalized
#6060 made done
#6061 don’t not to
#6062 competitor competitors
#6063 seat seats
#6064 happen occur
#6065 people population
#6066 over about
#6067 scenario scenarios
#6068 associates associate's
#6069 sibling siblings
#6070 cut off cut-off
#6071 kindly kind
#6072 I'am I am
#6073 fallowing following
#6074 favorites favorite
#6075 procedures procedure
#6076 proceed proceeds
#6077 world worlds
#6078 poem poems
#6079 me the
#6080 fall falling
#6081 wright right
#6082 leaded led
#6083 answer answering
#6084 am working work
#6085 setup set-up
#6086 want what
#6087 himself him
#6088 i were I am
#6089 1 a
#6090 enquire inquire
#6091 24hours 24 hours
#6092 this those
#6093 employee’s employees'
#6094 couldn’t can't
#6095 for a to
#6096 costed cost
#6097 __________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________
#6098 last latest
#6099 placed place
#6100 dropped drop

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