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arrive at

1. Literally, to reach a destination after traveling. What time are we supposed to arrive at Paul's? Because we got stuck in traffic, we arrived at the party late.
2. To reach a particular decision or understanding. I'm thrilled to announced that the committee has finally arrived at a consensus. Have the doctors arrived at a decision yet?
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arrive at

Reach an objective, as in We arrived at the party right on time, or It took Harry only a few minutes to arrive at a solution. [Early 1500s]
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arrive at

v.
1. To reach or come to some place: Because of the snowstorm, we arrived at the airport three hours late.
2. To come to some conclusion or decision: I think you're right, but how did you arrive at that answer?
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Actor Michael J Fox, wife Tracy Pollan, center, and their son arrive at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards
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