Common mistake bis vs bus

Common Mistake: bis vs bus

One common mistake that is often seen in writing is the confusion between the words "bis" and "bus."


The word "bis" is an adverb that is used to indicate repetition or doing something twice. For example:

  • I had to sing the song bis twice to get it right.
  • She hit the snooze button bis before finally waking up.


The word "bus," on the other hand, is a noun that refers to a form of public transportation. For example:

  • I take the bus to work every day.
  • We missed the last bus, so we had to walk home.

It's important to be mindful of these differences to ensure clarity in your writing. Confusing "bis" with "bus" can lead to misunderstandings and confusion for the reader.

Linguix grammar checker can be a useful tool to help you spot and correct this and other common grammar mistakes in your writing.

bis vs bus mistake examples

  • Incorrect:
    I will take the bis to the central station.

    I will take the bus to the central station.

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