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
#6201 II 2
#6202 himself him
#6203 and yet
#6204 discover discovered
#6205 wear wearing
#6206 It 'It
#6207 happening happen
#6208 talking taking
#6209 well much
#6210 into in the
#6211 grow growth
#6212 coming getting
#6213 individual individual's
#6214 countries country
#6215 to you can
#6216 i I was
#6217 enhance enhances
#6218 delivered deliver
#6219 verify verified
#6220 she She is
#6221 arts art
#6222 in regarding
#6223 box boxes
#6224 refer refers
#6225 managers manager
#6226 seller sellers
#6227 are needed need
#6228 them selves themselves
#6229 behavior behavioral
#6230 quit quite
#6231 personalised personalized
#6232 to talk talking
#6233 switch switched
#6234 competences competencies
#6235 get receiving
#6236 generate generating
#6237 preventive preventative
#6238 is have been
#6239 admission admissions
#6240 KW’s KWs
#6241 no more anymore
#6242 calender calendar
#6243 – the The
#6244 wish hope that
#6245 drive driving
#6246 taken take
#6247 to so that I can
#6248 I’ll I
#6249 South East Southeast
#6250 experiences experienced
#6251 v vs
#6252 made caused
#6253 talks talked
#6254 initiatives initiative
#6255 which include including
#6256 possibilities possibility
#6257 – it It
#6258 tha that
#6259 personal personnel
#6260 prove proves
#6261 reach contact
#6262 So i I
#6263 for from the
#6264 go to
#6265 pulls pulled
#6266 waters water
#6267 tour tours
#6268 no-one no one
#6269 units unit
#6270 sometimes some time
#6271 self motivated self-motivated
#6272 of at the
#6273 life long lifelong
#6274 elections election
#6275 positive positively
#6276 the then the
#6277 management management's
#6278 raise raises
#6279 caused cause
#6280 improve improves
#6281 brother brother's
#6282 avaible available
#6283 excuse excuses
#6284 prevent prevents
#6285 answer response
#6286 I’d I would
#6287 that’s that are
#6288 open ended open-ended
#6289 classmate classmates
#6290 nearby near
#6291 young younger
#6292 quote quoted
#6293 had experienced
#6294 x X's
#6295 metabolism metabolisms
#6296 it her
#6297 FYI For your information
#6298 promotes promote
#6299 constrains constraints
#6300 status statuses