Grammar Patterns

by N

The 'rote' group

These nouns refer to ways of learning. We include here by heart, which indicates how well someone learns something.
He'd learnt by experience not to tell Parslow things he wouldn't want to know.
She seemed to know the whole poem by heart.
It says medical schools place too much emphasis on learning by rote.
  • by experience
  • by experiment
  • by heart
  • by imitation
  • by osmosis
  • by rote
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