Arrive by 的意思
- Eric' s BlogLv 71 十年前最愛解答
ANS.: 個人意見 Arrive by 15-12-2006 是 15/12 當日 或 之前到達 。
因為常用的 Arrive at / arrive in 是用於 特定一天 / 一刻到達的 意思。
ar·rive (ə-rīv') Pronunciation Key
intr.v. ar·rived, ar·riv·ing, ar·rives
To reach a destination.
To come at length; take place: The day of reckoning has arrived.
To achieve success or recognition: He had finally arrived as a designer.
To reach through effort or a process: arrive at a decision after much thought.
[Middle English ariven, from Old French ariver, from Vulgar Latin *arrīpāre, to reach the shore : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin rīpa, shore.]
- maLv 71 十年前
by (a certain date) 是指在最遲在（某日）
Your package will arrive by December 15 -- 你的包裹會在12月15日或之前抵達
Please mail your application by December 15 -- 請在12月15日或之前寄出你的申請表
You should know your results by the end of the week.
If you plan to attend the ceremony, please respond by Thursday, December 14.
arrive by December 15 也可以寫成為 arrive on or before December 15