Prepositional Phrases - BY

Match the phrases on the left with the definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • by all accounts
  • by fair means or foul
  • ​by virtue of
  • by degrees
  • by word of mouth
  • by the dozen
  • by the same token
  • by the look(s) of things
  • by design
  • by courtesy of
  • by means of or because of something
  • judging by the information we have now
  • by being told by another person
  • with the official permission of someone and as a favour
  • using dishonest methods if honest ones do not work
  • deliberately
  • in large quantities
  • in a similar way
  • according to what one has heard or read
  • a little at a time, gradually