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    Default the concept of arriving somewhere

    What time di d you turn up at the party?
    What time did you arrive at the party?
    What time did you come along at the party?

    Are they all possible and normally used in daily life with the same meaning?

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    Default Re: the concept of arriving somewhere

    As far as I know, "come along" is not correct in this sense because it means "to happen or arrive especially at a time you do not know or expect". So better to use it for things / events.
    But "turn up", "show up" and "make it" are normally used in spoken English. And "arrive" is absolutely correct.

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    Default Re: the concept of arriving somewhere

    Quote Originally Posted by English Freak View Post
    As far as I know, "come along" is not correct in this sense because it means "to happen or arrive especially at a time you do not know or expect". So better to use it for things / events.
    But "turn up", "show up" and "make it" are normally used in spoken English. And "arrive" is absolutely correct.

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