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English definition of “arrive”

arrive

verb [I] (REACH)    /əˈraɪv/
A2 to reach a place, especially at the end of a journey: What time will your train arrive? It was dark by the time we arrived at the station. We arrived in Prague later that day. I arrived back to find that my room had been burgled. What time does the mail usually arrive (= is it delivered)? I ordered some CDs over a month ago, but they still haven't arrived (= I have not received them).Arriving, entering and invading Grammar:ArriveWe use the verb arrive with at or in to talk about ‘coming to’, ‘getting to’ or ‘reaching’ a place where a journey ends. If we see the destination as a point, we say arrive at. If we see it as a larger area, we say arrive in:See more
(Definition of arrive verb (REACH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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