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  1. abrilsp
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    on foot?

    Hi
    What do we say: go by foot or go on foot?

    Thanks

  2. Masfer
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    I think you should say:

    to go on foot

    I think this is an exception 8)

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    On foot, definitely.

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    You can go by train or go by bus, but you go on foot.

    :)

    English Idioms
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1697

    Brief Verse (Couplets)
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1579

    Prepositions
    http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishwo.../main/prep.htm

  4. abrilsp
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    Thank you very much for the answers and for the useful links.

    abrilsp

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    You're welcome.

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