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    But our english teacher said that there is a reson for why we use ''by THE bike'' and by bus

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    Default Re: I want to know the reason

    I'm not quite sure what your asking, but it's commonly said:

    I go to school by bus.
    I go to school by car.
    I go to school by bike.
    I go to school by foot (or on foot - that one goes both ways).

    We would not say "I go to school by the bike." Are you quite sure that's what your teacher said is correct?

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    Default Re: I want to know the reason

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    But our english teacher said that there is a reson for why we use ''by THE bike'' and by bus
    Who's "we".
    If I'm going anywhere by bike, I'd say "I'm going by bike". "By the bike" sounds odd.
    If I'm going into the city, I might take the bus, ie. go by bus.

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