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"by walk" #206982
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Is it correct to say: "by walk"?

Re: "by walk" [Re: krish666] #206985
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Is it correct to say: "by walk"?

In what context?


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

by is used for vehicles only.

Re: "by walk" [Re: Candy] #206991
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if you walked, you came by walking..

Re: "by walk" [Re: tsuwm] #206994
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Sure, and if you came by walking you did not come by walk.

Re: "by walk" [Re: BranShea] #206995
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... but you did come under way on foot by god's wounds ...


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
Re: "by walk" [Re: krish666] #206997
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Or "by foot" or by "shank's mare".

Re: "by walk" [Re: Faldage] #206998
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Or, if in UK, Shank's Pony!


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Re: "by walk" [Re: Faldage] #207001
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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Or "by foot" .....


True. I'd forgotten that way.

Re: "by walk" [Re: Candy] #207037
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We (Québec English) typically say, on foot instead of by foot.

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