Get to /arrive in

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moseen

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We say "arrive in" and "get to", I want to know the grammatical reason, that why does "arrive" come with "in" but "get" come with "to"?


We arrived in London at 2 a.m.
We got to London at 2 a.m.
 

Rover_KE

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We say "arrive in" and "get to". I want to know the grammatical reason[STRIKE], that[/STRIKE] why [STRIKE]does[/STRIKE] "arrive" comes with "in" but "get" comes with "to". (It's not a question.)


We arrived in London at 2 a.m.
We got to London at 2 a.m.
It's good that you know the correct prepositions to use with these verbs.

As to 'why?' who knows?
 
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