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phrasal verb
  1. 1
    to arrive at home or at work

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    1. a.
      if a train, plane, etc. gets in, it arrives

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  2. 4
    to deliver or send something to a person or place

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  3. 6
    British to ask someone to come to your house, office, etc. in order to do something for you

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  4. 7
    British to buy or collect things that you need

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