Definition of 'arrive'
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He asked for his pencils the moment he arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We must pay great attention because when you arrive after three defeats you are very dangerous. The Sun (2017)Santiago had left the scene by the time police arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It arrived the day after the painter had taken a razor to his ear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Last night it finally arrived with time ticking away and the extra period looming. The Sun (2016)Who knows, the moment might have arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If the conditions are right for the club and that moment arrives in the months of January then we will react. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was taken to hospital but died shortly after arriving. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So the new bus will arrive after a journey through adversity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Usually these take a few working days to arrive after the place is confirmed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By the time they arrived she was bleeding from both ears. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My family arrived to look after us. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Mine is being built at the moment and should arrive in the next few weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Newly arrived applicants are placed in accommodation and fed three times a day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By the time the police arrived he was dying. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He arrives at a moment of crisis. Celtic Mythology (1987)Much of this was already in place before he arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And now that moment has finally arrived. The Sun (2012)Many students just click with a place when they arrive on campus for an open day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can feel the sense of fun the moment you arrive on this magical island in the sun. The Sun (2012)But now the time has arrived. The Sun (2011)The experience of which can be as significant as arriving at the journey 's end. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Each dinner took eight hours to film, with courses arriving time and again. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Only then will we arrive at a place where people do not regard the behaviour we have seen in these cases as acceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)By the time the frost arrived, his blueberries had already blossomed and had tiny leaves. Secrets of the Soil (1990)A new chief executive is about to arrive after a long wait. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'arrive'
British English: arrive /əˈraɪv/ VERB
When you arrive at a place, you reach it at the end of a journey.
Several groups of guests arrived.
- American English: arrive
- Arabic: يَصِلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: chegar
- Chinese: 到达
- Croatian: doći
- Czech: přijít
- Danish: ankomme
- Dutch: aankomen arriveren
- European Spanish: llegar
- Finnish: saapua
- French: arriver
- German: ankommen
- Greek: φτάνω
- Italian: arrivare
- Japanese: 着く
- Korean: 도착하다
- Norwegian: ankomme
- Polish: przybyć
- European Portuguese: chegar
- Romanian: a sosi
- Russian: прибывать
- Spanish: llegar
- Swedish: ankomma
- Thai: มาถึง
- Turkish: varmak
- Ukrainian: прибувати
- Vietnamese: đến nơi
Definition of arrive from the Collins English Dictionary
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