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    Hi,

    Please advise whether which sentence is correct:

    a) Henry and Sam travelled around Malaysia by foot.
    b) Henry and Sam travelled around Malaysia on foot.

    Kindly explain.

    Really appreciate your assistance. Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hi5 View Post
    Hi,

    Please advise whether which sentence is correct:

    a) Henry and Sam travelled around Malaysia by foot.
    b) Henry and Sam travelled around Malaysia on foot.

    Kindly explain.

    Really appreciate your assistance. Thank you.
    The correct variant is b).
    'By' implies a means of transportation, like subway, bus, bike, etc.

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    Re:
    Henry and Sam travelled around Malaysia on foot.
    Were they tourists?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
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    Henry and Sam travelled around Malaysia on foot.
    Were they tourists?

    Must be professional walkers.

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