preposition + the Internet

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Which prepositions can we use when talking about the Internet? I'm sure it can be on the Internet and over the Internet. But can we say through the Internet (e.g watch TV through the Internet) or by the Internet?
 

Horsa

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'Through' is used. 'By' seems wrong to me and I have never heard anyone use it.
 

anna30

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to be on the Internet
I spent two hours on the Internet last night.
Have you ever been on the Internet?

over/via the Internet when we use the Internet to do something
I bought this car over the Internet.

Never by the Internet :-o


 
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