arrive (somewhere) (up)on the stroke of (some time)

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arrive (somewhere) (up)on the stroke of (some time)

To reach a destination at a specific time. ("Of" is followed by that time.) You must arrive home upon the stroke of 11, young lady. We arrived at the store on the stroke of nine, but the doors were already locked.
See also: arrive, of, stroke

arrive (somewhere) (up)on the stroke of some time

 and arrive (somewhere) at the stroke of some time
to reach a place at a particular instant of time. (Upon is more formal and less commonly used than on.) She arrived home on the stroke of midnight. We all arrived at the stroke of two.
See also: arrive, of, on, stroke, time

arrive (somewhere) (up)on the stroke of some time

 and arrive (somewhere) at the stroke of some time
to reach a place at a particular instant of time.(Upon is more formal and less commonly used than on.) She arrived home on the stroke of midnight. We all arrived at the stroke of two.
See also: arrive, of, on, stroke, time