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English verb: arrive

1. arrive (motion) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

SamplesShe arrived home at 7 o'clock.
She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight.

ExamplesJohn will arrive angry

Synonymscome, get

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Narrower (hyponym)attain, bring down, come, come in, draw in, drive in, flood in, get in, hit, land, land, land, move in, plump in, pull in, put down, reach, roll up, set ashore, set down, shore

Verb groupget

Antonymsgo forth, leave, go away

2. arrive (social) succeed in a big way; get to the top

SamplesAfter he published his book, he had arrived.
I don't know whether I can make it in science!.
You will go far, my boy!.

Synonymsget in, go far, make it

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win

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