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    Smile ENGLISH QUESTION GRAMMAR

    If i am asking my fd whether he have arrived HK Airport or not..

    I am wondering whether the following is correct or not:

    1. Do you arrive at HK airport?
    2. Have you arrived at HK airport yet?
    3. Are you arrived ?


    plz explan detail if there is any wrong thanks,, thanks for your help

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    Re: ENGLISH QUESTION GRAMMAR

    Welcome to the forums, lindauuu.

    Please note my corrections to your post:

    Quote Originally Posted by lindauuu View Post
    If I am asking my friend whether he has arrived at HK Airport or not.

    I am wondering whether the following is correct or not:

    1. Do you arrive at HK airport?
    2. Have you arrived at HK airport yet?
    3. Are you arrived ?


    Please explain in detail if there is anything wrong​. thanks,, thanks for your help Unnecessary. Just click 'Thank' when you get a useful answer.
    Only 2 is correct.

    1 could be used in a different context, such as 'Do you arrive at HK airport at 5 o'clock or 5.30?'

    3 is ungrammatical.

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    Please note that a better title would have been Do you arrive at HK airport?

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    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'


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    Re: ENGLISH QUESTION GRAMMAR

    Thanks you very much,,
    but i still dont know why here cant use Do you arrive at HK airport but use in 'Do you arrive at HK airport at 5 o'clock or 5.30,,
    To my understanding, if the question follow verb, we use Do at the begining,,,can you explain more why here we wont use Do you arrive,,

    Thanks
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 21-Sep-2014 at 08:05. Reason: Unnecessary quote deleted.

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    Re: ENGLISH QUESTION GRAMMAR

    Quote Originally Posted by lindauuu View Post
    Do you arrive at HK airport at 5 o'clock or 5.30
    'Did you arrive' and 'will you arrive' refer to the past and the future respectively.
    What does 'do you arrive' refer to?

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    Re: ENGLISH QUESTION GRAMMAR

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    'Did you arrive' and 'will you arrive' refer to the past and the future respectively.
    What does 'do you arrive' refer to?

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    'Do you arrive at the airport' is possible if one arrives at the airport at the time on a regular basis(present tense).
    Not if it is a one-off happening.

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    Re: ENGLISH QUESTION GRAMMAR

    It means that it is impossible in the OP's context, which refers to a one-off happening.

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