reachverbuk us /riːtʃ/
reach verb (ARRIVE)
- The wind mocked their attempts to reach the shore by pushing the boat further and further out to sea.
- It now seems unlikely that the Democratic nominee will reach the Oval Office.
- By the time they reached the summit they were exhausted.
- The police were certainly quick off the mark reaching the scene of the accident.
- The hurricane will probably have spent most of its force by the time it reaches the northern parts of the country.
reach verb (LEVEL)
- She will inherit her father's estate when she reaches her majority.
- People in Britain legally reach adulthood at 18.
- This car can reach 60mph from a standing start in less than six seconds.
- The problem of inflation has reached epic proportions.
- The song reached No. 32 in the pop charts.
reach verb (STRETCH)
reach verb (COMMUNICATE)
reachnounuk us /riːtʃ/
reach noun (DISTANCE)
- Chocolate and sweets are kept on a high shelf out of the reach of the children.
- I have my book and my paper and everything else that I need within arm's reach.
- Can you get that magazine down for me? It's out of my reach.
- Everything that I use for work is within reach.
- We're within easy reach of the shops here.
reach noun (LIMIT)
reach noun (PART)