arrive(redirected from arrived)
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v.i. -rived, -riv•ing.
You use arrive or reach to say that someone comes to a place at the end of a journey.
You usually say that someone arrives at a place.
However, you say that someone arrives in a country or city.
Don't say that someone 'arrives to' a place.
Don't use a preposition after arrive in front of home, here, there, somewhere, or anywhere.
Reach always takes a direct object. Don't say that someone 'reaches at' a place or that they 'have just reached'.
Past participle: arrived
|Verb||1.||arrive - reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"|
land, set down - reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
drive in - arrive by motorcar; "The star and her manager drive in today from their motor tour across the country"
land, put down, bring down - cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
roll up - arrive in a vehicle: "He rolled up in a black Mercedes"
get - reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving"
attain, reach, hit - reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
flood in - arrive in great numbers
move in, pull in, get in, draw in - of trains; move into (a station); "The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"
plump in - arrive suddenly and unannounced; "He plumped in on a Sunday morning"
|2.||arrive - succeed in a big way; get to the top; "After he published his book, he had arrived"; "I don't know whether I can make it in science!"; "You will go far, my boy!"|
come go, leave, retire, withdraw, disappear, exit, go away, vanish, depart, take (your) leave, pack your bags (informal)
to arrive (up)on the scene → entrar en escena
we finally arrived at a price → por fin convenimos (en) un precio
they finally arrived at the idea of doing → finalmente llegaron a la conclusión de hacer ...
how did you arrive at this figure? → ¿cómo has llegado a esta cifra?