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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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