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arrive
American English: /əˈraɪv/
British English: /əˈrʌɪv/

Translation of arrive in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (come)
    (person/train/letter/news)
    llegar
    (baby)
    nacer
    llegar
    they've arrived!
    ¡han llegado!
    ¡ya están aquí!
    summer/the moment has arrived
    ha llegado el verano/la hora
    spring arrived early
    la primavera se adelantó
    they've just arrived from abroad/Spain
    acaban de llegar or volver del extranjero/de España
    flight 1702 arriving from Athens
    el vuelo 1702 procedente de Atenas
    to arrive home
    llegar a casa
    to arrive at/in
    llegar a
    to arrive at the airport/office
    llegar al aeropuerto/a la oficina
    she arrived at her mother's house
    llegó a casa de su madre
    to arrive at a conclusion/decision
    llegar a una conclusión/decisión
    how did you arrive at that figure?
    ¿cómo llegaste a or cómo obtuviste ese resultado?
    to arrive in Madrid/Spain
    llegar a Madrid/España
    the first cherries have arrived in the shops
    las primeras cerezas ya están en las tiendas
    to arrive onthe band arrived on stage
    el grupo apareció en el escenario
    when they arrived on the scene
    cuando aparecieron
    cuando llegaron
    Example sentences
    • Now safe from harm, he and his parents continued their journey and when they arrived in Timnah the lovers looked at each other and were pleased.
    • Shehadeh had arrived in Edinburgh after a torturous journey from Ramallah which continues to bear the brunt of the Israeli occupation.
    • The Varley family finally arrived in Shannon on the Sunday afternoon and Tony arrived in Westport just in time to go on stage.
    Example sentences
    • Customers on Blue Line 1 will be pleased to know that 12 new double deck buses will arrive early in November bringing much needed extra capacity on this busy route.
    • The circulating nurse verifies that the implant components have arrived and brings them to the OR.
    • I once ordered flowers at another florist's with the same time span for delivery and the flowers arrived on time.
    Example sentences
    • Twin babies girls arrived in Culleen recently to proud parents Pat and Mary Needham.
    • It was the best Christmas present of all for a young Stromness family when baby girl Holly arrived on Boxing Day.
    • The first Swindon babies of 2003 began arriving in the early hours of the year.
  • 2 [colloquial] (achieve success — socially)
    llegar a ser alguien
    (actor/singer)
    alcanzar el éxito
    triunfar
    she had arrived at the age of 30
    ya había triunfado a los 30 años
    Example sentences
    • However, if you struggle too much then you won't actually be able to achieve victory once you arrive.
    • The Miller Glasgow International Comedy Festival has finally arrived as a major fixture in the comic calendar.

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