We use arrive with several different prepositions. Let’s have a look at these today.
We use arrive in + country, city, town, village, etc (geographic location)
- The train arrived in New York City at 4:00
- I arrived in Japan in October
- Jack and I arrived in Soho at the same time.
We use arrive at + shop, room, site, building, event, etc
- The train arrived at Grand Central Station at 4:00
- I arrived at the party a half hour late.
- Jack and I arrived at the café at the same time.
We use also use arrive at and arrive on/in + time
- The train arrived at 4:00.
- I arrived on Monday.
- Jack and I arrived in October.
We use also use arrive by + train, bus, car, taxi, etc…(method of transportation)
- They arrived by train.
- I arrived by taxi.
- Jack and I arrived by bus.
We use also use arrive with + person / thing
- I arrived with Jane.
- Jack arrived with presents for everyone.
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