Definition Arrive

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Definition

to arrive (at the airport, in China): to reach, to get to (the airport, China)
verb

to arrive at (an agreement, a decision): to reach, to come to (an agreement, a decision)
verb
Note: In English, the verb "to arrive" is generally used to describe reaching a destination. The figurative sense of "succeeding" at something is less common. To reach an agreement and to reach a decision are more natural constructions.

Examples

  • "The victim, American cowgirl Joan Wayne, arrived at the beach at approximately 13:30 with friends, Sydney and Opera Smith and random Indian Horatio Oléré."
  • "When we arrived in Paris, he took me to a restaurant in the Latin quarter for a romantic dinner."
  • "7.15AM - Arrive at meeting room to see Willy the security guard leaving."
  • "I am delighted to say that after nine long rounds of interviews, we have finally arrived at the very, very, very, VERY shortlist."
  • "We've arrived here at the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "Bruno : Ahem. Thank you all for respecting my wishes, and arriving here on time."
  • "If not, just have fun reading the official hiring policy document when it arrives."
  • "You've been plotting to kill him ever since you arrived here!"
  • "Olaf : Uh, Mr. Driving Man, I think we have arrived."
  • "Brian : Bruno, your 10 o'clock has arrived for his first day of work - A Scottish gentleman, judging by the smell of him."

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