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
#801 knew know
#802 and He
#803 understand understanding
#804 amongst among
#805 consist consists
#806 model models
#807 your my
#808 behaviors behavior
#809 his this
#810 that as
#811 children children's
#812 and i I
#813 Iam I am
#814 using use
#815 organisation organization
#816 12 twelve
#817 to be being
#818 Nov November
#819 seem seems
#820 mins minutes
#821 right rights
#822 pay paid
#823 detail details
#824 nor or
#825 take make
#826 don’t doesn’t
#827 he they
#828 hold held
#829 include included
#830 comes came
#831 enjoy enjoyed
#832 may might
#833 and please Please
#834 he who
#835 set sets
#836 laying lying
#837 I’m I am
#838 and then
#839 the then
#840 company company's
#841 by on
#842 course courses
#843 a as a
#844 for as
#845 It’s It
#846 of and
#847 gives give
#848 Second The second
#849 and a
#850 was had
#851 we have we
#852 anymore any more
#853 and while
#854 threw through
#855 experience experienced
#856 grade grades
#857 had been was
#858 goes go
#859 efforts effort
#860 shall should
#861 you we
#862 order ordered
#863 or of
#864 these those
#865 when that
#866 if when
#867 live lives
#868 fix fixed
#869 up to date up-to-date
#870 when where
#871 live life
#872 like as if
#873 today this
#874 od of
#875 person people
#876 worst worse
#877 where that
#878 there it
#879 application applications
#880 takes take
#881 changes change
#882 paper work paperwork
#883 item items
#884 become became
#885 master masters
#886 also and
#887 Not I'm not
#888 like likes
#889 doctors doctor's
#890 as a a
#891 when if
#892 agree agreed
#893 because of due to
#894 require requires
#895 that so
#896 learnt learned
#897 as at
#898 do doing
#899 Feb February
#900 ect etc