Focus on the pronunciation of land
› [I or T] TRANSPORT when a plane lands or someone lands it, it comes down from the sky to the ground: We shall be landing at Paris, Charles de Gaulle, in approximately ten minutes. › [I] TRANSPORT when a boat lands, it arrives at a port, etc. next to the land: The ferry will land at the International Ferry Terminal. › [T] TRANSPORT to take goods or people off a ship or aircraft: After some delay the customs officer finally gave them permission to land the goods. › [I] to arrive somewhere: The report landed on my desk yesterday morning. › [T] informal to get or achieve something good, for example a job: In the past six months they have and landed some high-profile contracts.