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English definition of “arrive”


verb [I] (BEGIN)    /əˈraɪv/
to happen or start to exist : The leaves starting to turn brown is a sign that autumn has arrived.Starting and beginningStarting again If a baby arrives, it is born : Their baby Olivia arrived on the date she was expected .Stages of lifeBirthPregnancy 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:
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