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#206982 - 09/04/12 01:35 PM "by walk"  
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Is it correct to say: "by walk"?

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

In what context?


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
#206990 - 09/05/12 12:42 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: zmjezhd]  
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one can come ...by car, bike, bus, taxi, plane, horse
but not 'by walk'

by is used for vehicles only.

#206991 - 09/05/12 04:03 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: Candy]  
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this too shall pass
if you walked, you came by walking..

#206994 - 09/05/12 07:32 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: tsuwm]  
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Sure, and if you came by walking you did not come by walk.

#206995 - 09/05/12 07:39 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: BranShea]  
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... but you did come under way on foot by god's wounds ...


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
#206997 - 09/05/12 11:05 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: krish666]  
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Or "by foot" or by "shank's mare".

#206998 - 09/06/12 09:24 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: Faldage]  
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Or, if in UK, Shank's Pony!


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#207001 - 09/06/12 11:03 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: Faldage]  
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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Or "by foot" .....


True. I'd forgotten that way.

#207037 - 09/09/12 01:14 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: Candy]  
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We (Québec English) typically say, on foot instead of by foot.

#207042 - 09/09/12 03:31 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: krish666]  
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Yeah. "On foot" might be more common, but if you were asked if you came by bus or by train you might, if you had walked, say "by foot."

#207046 - 09/09/12 10:50 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: Faldage]  
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If you see me walkin' down the street
And I start to cry each time we meet
Walk on by, walk on by.

DIONNE WARWICK

(I just felt like singing....)

#207065 - 09/09/12 09:28 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: Candy]  
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Did Dionne travel by walk or by street? confused

#207067 - 09/09/12 11:42 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: jenny jenny]  
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Originally Posted By: jenny jenny
Did Dionne travel by walk or by street? confused

Mostly by fly and by ride, I'd guess, and I believe she still does.

#207070 - 09/10/12 09:07 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: Tromboniator]  
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She can either come by highway
Or she can come by rail
But I got my head in my hands
Wondering what called her to fail


I DON"T KNOW - Traditional Folk Blues Song circa 1930

#207080 - 09/10/12 08:52 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: jenny jenny]  
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Originally Posted By: jenny jenny
Did Dionne travel by walk or by street? confused
Either way she was just walking ///in the rain. / / / /// smile

#207112 - 09/13/12 10:01 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: krish666]  
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I wonder if krish666 came by to see what was said?

#207118 - 09/13/12 03:54 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: Candy]  
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this too shall pass
she probly was just passing by.

#207391 - 09/28/12 01:47 AM Re: "by walk" [Re: krish666]  
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There are bystanders but I don't think you can bystand; therefore I'd say you can't bywalk, either.

#207406 - 09/28/12 06:58 PM Re: "by walk" [Re: Jackie]  
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You can pass by but avoid a bypass.

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