1 act of arriving
early | late | timely
The timely arrival of the cheque took away the need to borrow money.
| eventual | dramatic, sudden, surprise, unexpected | expected, imminent, impending
I told her of my brother's expected arrival.
VERB + ARRIVAL
announce, herald, signal
A fanfare of trumpets heralded the arrival of the King.
| expect | await
a crowd awaiting the arrival of the film star
The staff greeted the arrival of the new head teacher with excitement.
| celebrate, welcome | delay | hasten
ARRIVAL + NOUN
on/upon (sb's) ~
Guests receive dinner upon arrival at the hotel.
| with the ~
With the arrival of John's friends, the party became really enjoyable.
| ~ at
his arrival at the theatre
| ~ in
their arrival in Paris
arrival on the scene
They were saved by the arrival on the scene of another boat.
| arrivals and departures
There are 120 arrivals and departures every day.
| time of arrival
your expected time of arrival is 7.15.
2 sb/sth that arrives
early, first | late
Someone should stay here to meet the late arrivals.
| latest, new, recent
The club has a dinner to welcome new arrivals to the town. We're expecting a new arrival (= a baby)in the family soon.
VERB + ARRIVAL
expect | meet | welcome
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