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#206982 - 09/04/12 09:35 AM "by walk"
krish666 Offline
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Is it correct to say: "by walk"?

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#206985 - 09/04/12 12:39 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: krish666]
zmjezhd Offline
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Is it correct to say: "by walk"?

In what context?
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#206990 - 09/05/12 08:42 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: zmjezhd]
Candy Offline
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one can come ...by car, bike, bus, taxi, plane, horse
but not 'by walk'

by is used for vehicles only.

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#206991 - 09/05/12 12:03 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: Candy]
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if you walked, you came by walking..

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#206994 - 09/05/12 03:32 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: tsuwm]
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Sure, and if you came by walking you did not come by walk.

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#206995 - 09/05/12 03:39 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: BranShea]
zmjezhd Offline
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... but you did come under way on foot by god's wounds ...
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#206997 - 09/05/12 07:05 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: krish666]
Faldage Offline
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Or "by foot" or by "shank's mare".

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#206998 - 09/06/12 05:24 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: Faldage]
Rhubarb Commando Offline
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Or, if in UK, Shank's Pony!
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#207001 - 09/06/12 07:03 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: Faldage]
Candy Offline
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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Or "by foot" .....


True. I'd forgotten that way.

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#207037 - 09/08/12 09:14 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: Candy]
belMarduk Offline
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We (Québec English) typically say, on foot instead of by foot.

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