have arrived

have arrived

to have reached a position of power, authority, or prominence. Jane saw her picture on the cover of the magazine and felt that she had finally arrived. When I got an office with a window, I knew that I had arrived.
See also: arrive, have
References in classic literature ?
I see that you have arrived at a remarkable change of opinion, since we spoke of the subject in the garden at school.
Whiles," the Prince remarked, "you can scarcely fail to have arrived at some reasonable explanation.
Heaven only knows how, in the state of mind and body I then was, I ever sustained the agony which this intelligence caused me; not that the news was altogether unexpected; but I had trusted that the fact might not have been made known until we should have arrived upon the beach.
Guided by this consideration, I turned to Mow-Mow, the only chief present whom I had been much in the habit of seeing, and carefully concealing, my real design, tried to make him comprehend that I still believed Toby to have arrived on the shore, and besought him to allow me to go forward to welcome him.
And you think Porthos will have arrived first, do you?