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
#6501 weren’t were not
#6502 Douglas Douglass
#6503 may many
#6504 talking to speaking with
#6505 competitor competitors
#6506 Benchmarking Bench-marking
#6507 shool school
#6508 fallowed followed
#6509 produces produce
#6510 strategies strategy
#6511 las last
#6512 calender calendar
#6513 sister sister's
#6514 long time long-time
#6515 honour honor
#6516 So as As
#6517 groups group's
#6518 bee be
#6519 control controls
#6520 challenge challenging
#6521 grandmother grandmother's
#6522 kill killed
#6523 intersting interesting
#6524 rely reply
#6525 turned turns
#6526 made caused
#6527 won’t don’t
#6528 pound pounds
#6529 So It's so
#6530 propose purpose
#6531 but except
#6532 wish would like
#6533 progression progress
#6534 inline in line
#6535 So i I
#6536 So I am so
#6537 parent parent's
#6538 not never
#6539 request requesting
#6540 in around
#6541 other people others
#6542 60 sixty
#6543 having had
#6544 is this
#6545 reoccurring recurring
#6546 died die
#6547 vs versus
#6548 foreign sourced foreign-sourced
#6549 stand point standpoint
#6550 and ! And
#6551 draft drafts
#6552 to we will
#6553 wish hope that
#6554 factors factor
#6555 Not — not
#6556 minuets minutes
#6557 competition competitions
#6558 projects project's
#6559 medication medications
#6560 don’t doesn't
#6561 presented present
#6562 copy copied
#6563 Final The final
#6564 continued continues
#6565 heart breaking heartbreaking
#6566 Thu Thursday
#6567 I that I've
#6568 prefered preferred
#6569 footages footage
#6570 improvement improve
#6571 neighbor neighbor's
#6572 management management's
#6573 managers manager
#6574 $ 10 $10
#6575 vacation vacations
#6576 with in the
#6577 you that
#6578 trying to try
#6579 frustrated frustrating
#6580 shareholder shareholders
#6581 blow below
#6582 he’s he was
#6583 concert concerts
#6584 Think I think
#6585 sleep slept
#6586 over about
#6587 them selves themselves
#6588 fees fee
#6589 other’s others'
#6590 advice advised
#6591 Thomas Thomas'
#6592 half day half-day
#6593 persons person
#6594 Time The time
#6595 US the USA
#6596 giving gives
#6597 returning return
#6598 to it will
#6599 take bring
#6600 since for the