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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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The detective and his partner had arrived at the front door of the suspect's residence with the intention of executing the arrest and search warrant.
Before the attack, the officer had arrived at a residence and interviewed the person reporting that a man was shooting a machine gun from behind a nearby dwelling.
When a radio dispatcher broadcast that an officer had been shot, more than 100 officers from various departments arrived at the scene to search for the shooter.
The 27-year-old officer, who had nearly 4 years of law enforcement experience, arrived at the man's apartment with her partner at 11 p.
The 62-year-old officer, who had over 6 years of law enforcement experience, arrived at the residence and called for backup.
The 39-year-old detective with 15 years of law enforcement experience and the 43-year-old detective with over 22 years of experience arrived at the address to find the suspect sitting inside his car.
Around 10:15 on the evening of April 4, the sergeant, along with three deputies, arrived at the residence of a man whose wife had requested the commitment order earlier in the evening.
After about four dummy runs it finally arrived at 3.
We duly adhered to this and the train forCardiff arrived at Bristol Parkway 15 minutes later than the scheduled time.
Further investigation revealed that the blind victim had no way of knowing when the elevator arrived at her floor.
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