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
#7701 I am I
#7702 own on
#7703 completelly completely
#7704 minimise minimize
#7705 drugs drug
#7706 referral referrals
#7707 yourself oneself
#7708 motivate motivating
#7709 some same
#7710 work are working
#7711 appts appointments
#7712 cat cats
#7713 to understand understanding
#7714 finger fingers
#7715 done down
#7716 because but
#7717 must had to
#7718 substance substances
#7719 musician musicians
#7720 push pushing
#7721 Tues Tuesday
#7722 persons person
#7723 using the use of
#7724 Wednesday’s Wednesdays
#7725 got obtained
#7726 would did
#7727 wander wonder
#7728 life’s lives
#7729 sqft sq ft
#7730 from the by
#7731 ear Dear
#7732 8th 8
#7733 delight delighted
#7734 college colleague
#7735 white whites
#7736 tenants tenant
#7737 wait await
#7738 drive drives
#7739 compare comparing
#7740 please pleasure
#7741 incentive incentives
#7742 PwC P W C
#7743 much far
#7744 this type these types
#7745 separated separate
#7746 license licence
#7747 and I was
#7748 stair case staircase
#7749 isn't wasn't
#7750 to 'to
#7751 suggests suggest
#7752 risen reason
#7753 was wasn't
#7754 address addressing
#7755 home town hometown
#7756 to from the
#7757 on at a
#7758 connect connects
#7759 spot spots
#7760 prejudices prejudice
#7761 given give
#7762 Ms Mrs
#7763 linked in LinkedIn
#7764 hi he
#7765 student’s students
#7766 there of their
#7767 softcopy soft copy
#7768 utilise utilize
#7769 were being
#7770 struggles struggle
#7771 enough sufficient
#7772 is a the
#7773 weekends weekend
#7774 Two The two
#7775 ensure ensuring that
#7776 investigation investigations
#7777 heros heroes
#7778 license licensed
#7779 colleagues colleague
#7780 DAMCE DAMCE's
#7781 judge judged
#7782 spreads spread
#7783 90 ninety
#7784 save saving
#7785 realised realise
#7786 shows showing
#7787 followed follow
#7788 attach have attached
#7789 one bedroom one-bedroom
#7790 And here Here
#7791 like of
#7792 demands demand
#7793 You are Are you
#7794 11am 11 : 00am
#7795 Tuesday Tuesdays
#7796 Still I still
#7797 Hi Dear
#7798 David David's
#7799 permit permits
#7800 diagnose diagnosis

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