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on foot, by foot, foot

The traditional prepositional phrase is on foot.

  • Céline’s bicycle broke down, and she had to go to work on foot.

The increasingly common by foot is also accepted but is used much less commonly. It is useful for parallelism when several methods of transportation are listed with the preposition by.

  • Tourists visiting China travel by train, by airplane, by car and by foot.