Definition of 'on foot'
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Police sent in the helicopter after failing to track down the two suspects on foot. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To die quietly of old age would be to go there on foot. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It took at least a month on foot to reach from the plains. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Throughout the day soldiers on foot combed the area for rebels. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is thought two people fled on foot through a nearby pub. The Sun (2015)The only way to identify the enemy was to go in on foot and draw them out. The Sun (2009)That means we have to leave the wagon here and go on on foot. A Plague of Angels (1993)Make a wise saving on transport by going about on foot or bike. The Sun (2014)He thought about this for a moment and decided to go on foot. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)They came on donkeys if they were wealthy, while the rest came on foot. Christianity Today (2000)Soldiers shot dead a bomber on foot and two others on a bus - seconds before it exploded. The Sun (2010)As he ran outside he saw four insurgents fleeing the scene, two on foot and two on a motorbike. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In summer we spend our days climbing on foot or by bike, stopping off at mountain huts along the way. The Sun (2014)The terrain is largely wooded, so the soldiers will move in light infantry vehicles or on foot rather than in tanks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The man dumped his truck, carrying sand, a few miles away and escaped on foot. The Sun (2008)Their Mitsubishi 4x4 was wrecked in the third raid and the two escaped on foot. The Sun (2008)Officials suspect the aircraft mechanic got away on foot while wearing civilian clothes and have put out a nationwide alert to UK police. The Sun (2008)The beach is 30 minutes away on foot, but the hotel has a big pool and there are great walking trails surrounding the property. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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