prepositional phrases with BY list
Learn some prepositional phrases with the preposition ‘by’
- by hook or by crook – by any means possible (honestly or dishonestly)
- by the book – strictly follow the rules and regulations
- by the dozen – in large quantities
- by the skin of one’s teeth – by a very narrow margin
- by/through the back door – use secret/dishonest methods to achieve something
Take a look at the examples with pictures to gain a better understanding of the meaning.