Poll: They got it done on time ____ dint of hard work.

They got it done on time ____ dint of hard work.

by
through
Either could be used.

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  • Added: January 2012

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Comments:

Lisa

According to my Longman dictionary of contemporary English 'dint' should be used with 'by'!

Sunny Chen

In my Oxford Advanced Learner Dictionary and my experience, "by dint of " is a collocation.

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